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Image ID: 821428

Secretary-bird. (1893-1896)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Secretary-bird.


: Butterworth, C. -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1893-1896

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 11 cm. (7 3/4 x 4 in.)


: Printed on border: "He was told that at the Cape of Good Hope this bird was known as the 'sagittarius' or archer, from its striding gait being thought to resemble that of a bowman advancing to shoot, but that this name had been corrupted into that of 'secretarius.' " Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From A dictionary of birds. Black, 1893-1896) Gadow, Hans (1855-1928), Author. Newton, Alfred (1829-1907), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- secretary bird

Source Description

: 1 folder (4 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 821428

Record ID

: 716569

Digital Item Published

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

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