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The hedge-hog, or urchin.

Image ID: 822674

The hedge-hog, or urchin. (1833)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The hedge-hog, or urchin.

Published Date

: 1833

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 17 cm. (10 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)


: Written on border: "Nov. 30, 1833" Printed on border: "The hedgehog is sometimes introduced into houses to destroy beetles; and has been so far tamed as to turn a spit, by means of a small wheel, and to answer to its name. By the Calmuc Tartars it is much esteemed, and kept in a domesticated state in their huts, instead of cats, for the purpose of driving away vermin; but its smell is so powerful and disgusting, as to render it an unpleasan ....
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Original Source

: From Saturday magazine. John William Parker, 1832-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- G-L

Source Description

: 2 folders (58 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-(G-L)

Digital ID

: 822674

Record ID

: 723241

Digital Item Published

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

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