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The Baltimore oriole.

Image ID: 821038

The Baltimore oriole. (1849)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The Baltimore oriole.

Published Date

: 1849

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 14 cm. (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "This lively and beautiful bird is widely diffused through the United States under the name of oriole, hanging-bird, golden robin, fire bird, and Baltimore bird. According to Catesby, the latter name originates from the colors of its plumage being the same as that of Lord Baltimore's livery. It is seven inches in lingth … / The oriole famile are distinguished for the singular manner of building …" Written on border: "Icter ....
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Original Source

: From Graham's American monthly magazine of literature and art. (Philadelphia : Sammuel D. Patterson & Co., 1842-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- oriole

Source Description

: 1 folder (12 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 821038

Record ID

: 716156

Digital Item Published

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

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