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The bison.

Image ID: 822132

The bison. (1820)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The bison.

Published Date

: 1820

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 9 cm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Bos bison, Lin. -- Le bison amerique, Buff." "Differs from the rest of the ox kind, in having a large lump between its shoulders, almost as high as that of a camel. He has a long shaggy mane, which forms a kind of beard under his chin, his eyes are fierce, his forehead large, and his horns extremely wide. It is dangerous to pursue him, except in forests abounding with trees large enough to conceal the hunters." "The bis ....
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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 -- bison

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Bis

Digital ID

: 822132

Record ID

: 719533

Digital Item Published

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

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