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Sow of the improved breed.

Image ID: 823359

Sow of the improved breed. (1820)


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Image Title

:  Sow of the improved breed.

Published Date

: 1820

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm. (6 3/4 x 4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "By a mixture of the Chinese black Swine with others of the larger British breed, a kind has been produced which possesses many qualities superior to either of the original stocks. They are very prolific, are sooner made fat than the larger kind, upon less provisions, and cut up, when killed, to more useful and convenient portions. Our figure was taken from a sow of this kind, in the possession of Arthur Mowbray, Esq. of S ....
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Original Source

: From General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- pig

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Pig

Digital ID

: 823359

Record ID

: 710016

Digital Item Published

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

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