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Chinchilla lanigera.

Image ID: 822311

Chinchilla lanigera. (1873-1876)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Chinchilla lanigera.

Published Date

: 1873-1876

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Printed on border: "Chinchilla, a little animal of the family chinchillidoe and order rodentia." "The posterior limbs are nearly twice as long as the anterior. The tail, produced, has long and bristly hairs about the tip and on the upper side. Anterior feet five-toed; posterior feet four-toed, the nails small and subfalcular; the tail rather long. This is the well known fur-bearing chinchilla, the skins of which are so much used in the wint ....
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Original Source

: From The American cyclopedia : a popular dictionary of general knowledge. (New York : Appleton, 1873-1876) Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson) (1819-1897), Editor. Ripley, George (1802-1880), Editor.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- chinchilla

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Chin

Digital ID

: 822311

Record ID

: 722822

Digital Item Published

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

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