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Ondatra, ou Rat musqué.

Image ID: 823296

Ondatra, ou Rat musqué. (1870)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Ondatra, ou Rat musqué.


: Mesnel, A. -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Hildibrand, Henri Théophile -- Wood-engraver

Published Date

: 1870

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm. (3 x 4 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "Castor moschatus, Lin. - Dæsman, Buff." "Is about the size of the commn rat : its nose is long and slender, like that of the shrew-mouse; it has no external ears, and its eyes are very small; the tail is compressed sideways, and its hind feet are webbed; it is of a dusky colour; the belly of a light ash." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Mammalia : their various orders and habits. (New York : Appleton, 1870) Figuier, Louis (1819-1894), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- muskrat

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Musk

Digital ID

: 823296

Record ID

: 709909

Digital Item Published

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

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