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A bull with head-gear.

Image ID: 822265

A bull with head-gear. (1884)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A bull with head-gear.

Published Date

: 1884

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 11 x 8 cm. (4 1/2 x 3 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "May 1884" Printed on border: "Simple head-gear for vicious bulls." "With a quarter-inch auger a hole was bored near the tip of each horn. Through these holes a number ten copper wire was tightly stretched between the horns, and three wires run to the ring in his nose, as shown in the engraving. This will answer for younger animals not very vicious, but very large fellows would need something much stronger than a number ....
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Original Source

: From American agriculturist for the farm, garden and household. (New York : Orange Judd, 1842-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- cattle

Source Description

: 2 folders (70 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Cat

Digital ID

: 822265

Record ID

: 722794

Digital Item Published

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

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