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The long-eared bat.

Image ID: 822019

The long-eared bat. (1820)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The long-eared bat.

Published Date

: 1820

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 10 cm. (6 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Is only an inch and three quarters in length; the extent of its wings is seven inches; its ears are above an inch long, very thin, and almost transparent; within each of them there is a membrane, resembling an ear, which may possibly serve as a valve to defend the organs of hearing during its inactive state."

Original Source

: From General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- bat

Source Description

: 2 folders (48 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Bat

Digital ID

: 822019

Record ID

: 719406

Digital Item Published

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

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