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The polar or great white bear.

Image ID: 822046

The polar or great white bear. (1820)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The polar or great white bear.

Published Date

: 1820

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 10 cm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Ursus albus, Lin. -- L'ours blanc, Buff." "Differs greatly from the common bear in the length of its head and neck, and grows to above twice the size. Some of them are thirteen feet long. Its limbs are of great size and strength; its hair long, harsh and disagreeable to the touch, and of a yellowish white colour; its ears are short and round; and its teeth large. It inhabits only the coldest parts of the globe, and has b ....
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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 -- bear

Source Description

: 2 folders (76 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Bear

Digital ID

: 822046

Record ID

: 719466

Digital Item Published

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

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