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The ass, the cock, and the lion.

Image ID: 822623

The ass, the cock, and the lion. (1848)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The ass, the cock, and the lion.

Published Date

: 1848

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 10 cm. (6 x 4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "An ass and a cock lived in a farm-yard together. One day a hungry lion passing by and seeing the ass in good condition, resolved to make a meal of him. Now, they say that there is nothing a lion hates so much as the crowing of a cock; and at that moment the cock happening to crow, the lion straightway made off with all haste from the spot. The ass, mightily amused to think that a lion should be frightened at a bird, pluck ....
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Original Source

: From Aesop's fables : a new version, chiefly from original sources. (New York : Collins & Brother, 1848) James, Thomas (1809-1863), Author. Tenniel, John, Sir (1820-1914), Illustrator. Aesop , Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- fighting

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Fig

Digital ID

: 822623

Record ID

: 723132

Digital Item Published

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

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