7 of 166 Items


Source:   Birds


Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

Aves.

Image ID: 820158

Aves. (1819-1821)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Aves.

Creator

: Kneass, William, 1780-1840  -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1819-1821

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 13 cm. (8 1/4 x 5 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Fig. 1. Alauda arvensis, sky lark. 2. Alca major, great auk. 3. Alca arctica, puffin. 4. Alcedo inisla. King fisher. 5. Ampelis garrulus, waxen chatterer. 6. Coracias garrula, common roller. 7. Ardea virgo, numidian gane." 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

: 820158

Record ID

: 722142

Digital Item Published

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

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog

Link

Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)







NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.