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The hart-beest.

Image ID: 821942

The hart-beest. (1820)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The hart-beest.

Published Date

: 1820

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 9 cm. (6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Le bubale, Buff." "This is the most common of all the larger gazelles, known in any part of Africa. The following accurate description is taken from Sparrman, to whom we are indebted for the best accounts of such of these rare animals as are to be met with near the Cape. Its height is somewhat above four feet : the horns are from six to nine inches long, very strong and black, almost close at the base, diverging upwards, ....
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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 -- antelope

Source Description

: 2 folders (53 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Ante

Digital ID

: 821942

Record ID

: 719354

Digital Item Published

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

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