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Aves.

Image ID: 820163

Aves.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Aves.

Creator

: Kneass, Young & Co. -- Engraver

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 13 cm. (8 1/2 x 5 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Fig. 1. Falco Chrysaetos, golden eagle ; Fig. 2. Litho falco, stone falcon ; Fig. 3. F. Ossifragus, osprey ; Fig. 4. Fulica aterrima, greater coot ; Fig. 5. Grareola Austriaca, Austrian pratincole ; Fig. 6. Haematopus Ostralagus, pied oyster catcher." Written on border: "1817." Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From British encyclopedia : or dictionary of arts and sciences. (Philadelphia : Mitchell Ames and White, 1819-1821) Nicholson, William (1753-1815), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds

Source Description

: 5 folders (167 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD

Digital ID

: 820163

Record ID

: 722140

Digital Item Published

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

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