2 of 28 Items

Source:   Animals -- fighting

Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

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.)


: 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 ....
[See More...]

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.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- fighting

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)


: 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

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog


Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.