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Charmed by a cobra.

Image ID: 807488

Charmed by a cobra. (1870)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Charmed by a cobra.

Creator

: Beard, James Carter, 1837-1913 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1870

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 18 cm. (6 3/4 x 7 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "'I saw an enormous cobra, with its head erect and its hood inflated, in the very act of springing upon her. The poor girl was literally fascinated by the deadly serpent." "see page 57." Written on border: "Dec. 17, 1870."

Original Source

: From Frank Leslie's chimney corner. (New York : Frank Leslie, 1865-1884) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Snakes

Source Description

: 2 folders (50 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC SNAKE

Digital ID

: 807488

Record ID

: 713312

Digital Item Published

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

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