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The elephant, as he laid dead at Greter Change.

Image ID: 822365

The elephant, as he laid dead at Greter Change.

Image Details

Image Title

:  The elephant, as he laid dead at Greter Change.


: Cruikshank, George, fl. 1866-1894 -- Artist

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 11 cm. (6 x 4 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "March 9." "In the position he like best he seem'd to drop, to sudden rest; Nor bow'd his neck, but still a sense retain'd of his magnificence; For, as he fell, he raised his head and held it, as in in life, when dead." Illegible artist monogram at lower right of image. Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From The everyday book, or, A guide to the year : describing the popular amusements, sports, ceremonies, manners, customs, and events, incident to the three hundred and sixty-five days, in past and present times. Hunt, 1826-1827) Hone, William (1780-1842), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- dead

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Dea

Digital ID

: 822365

Record ID

: 722880

Digital Item Published

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

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