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Image ID: 821876

Alpaca. (1908)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Alpaca.

Published Date

: 1908

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 11 cm. (7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "(Peruvian name paco: order Ungulata, family Camelidae, genus Lama, species Lama pacos) a mammal of the camel family, a domesticated form of the guanaco (see Llama), raised in large herds in Bolivia and Southern Peru. It is smaller than the llama and is covered with long thick wool, usually dark brown or black sometimes so long as to reach the ground." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Young folks' cyclopedia of natural history. (New York : Holt, 1908) Champlin, John Denison (1834-1915), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- alpaca

Source Description

: 1 folder (6 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Alp

Digital ID

: 821876

Record ID

: 719287

Digital Item Published

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

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