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Land tortoises in the zoological gardens, London.

Image ID: 815355

Land tortoises in the zoological gardens, London. (1875)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Land tortoises in the zoological gardens, London.

Additional Name(s)

: Wood, Thomas W. -- Illustrator

Published Date

: 1875

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 21 cm. (8 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)


: Written on border: "Oct. 23, 1875" Printed on border: "The two large tortoises, living at present in the Zo├Âlogical gardens, belong to a species indigenous and peculiar to Aldabra, a small island, or rather group of small islands, situated in the Indian Ocean, about 180 miles northwest of Madagascar." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Scientific American. (New York : Munn Co., 1845-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Reptiles -- tortoise

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC REP-Tor

Digital ID

: 815355

Record ID

: 706729

Digital Item Published

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

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