17 of 20 Items

Source:   Reptiles -- A-Z

Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

Seps, Cicigna--Seps tidactylus.

Image ID: 815151

Seps, Cicigna--Seps tidactylus. (1885)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Seps, Cicigna--Seps tidactylus.


: Kretschmer, Robert, 1818-1872 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Schmid, F. O. -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1885

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 18 cm. (7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "In the Sepsidæ, a family which contains seven genera, there are always external limbs, mostly four in number, but in one genus, Scelotes, the front pair of legs are wanting, and the hinder pair are small and divided at the extremity into two toes only." Includes additional text. Written on border: "Cylindrical skink"

Original Source

: From Animate creation : a popular edition of "Our living world" : a natural history. (New York : Selmar Hess, 1885) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Reptiles -- A-Z

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC REP-(A-Z)

Digital ID

: 815151

Record ID

: 706532

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog


Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.