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Aves.

Image ID: 820097

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: "Plate XII" "Fig. 1. Phasianus Gallus: Domestic Cock ; Fig. 2. P. Colchicus: Common Pheasant ; Fig. 3. Picus Major: Greater spotted Wood-pecker ; Fig. 4. Platale a Leucorodia: White Spoon-bill ; Fig. 5. Procellaria ; Puffinus Shearwater ; Fig. 6. P. Pelagica: Stormy Petrel ; Fig. 7 Rallus Crex: Corn-Crake." 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

: 820097

Record ID

: 722233

Digital Item Published

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

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