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The American elk.

Image ID: 822595

The American elk. (1820)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The American elk.

Published Date

: 1820

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 10 cm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "We have given a faithful portrait of this animal, from a living one lately brought from the interior parts of America. It seems to be very different from that generally described under the name of the Elk, or Moose-deer, to which it has very little resemblance. It seems, indeed, to belong to a distinct species, and is probably the Elk or Original of Canada and the northern parts of America. At the age of five years, the l ....
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Original Source

: From General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- elk

Source Description

: 1 folder (3 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Elk

Digital ID

: 822595

Record ID

: 723117

Digital Item Published

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

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