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Giraffe preparing to lie down.

Image ID: 822752

Giraffe preparing to lie down. (1832)

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Image Title

Giraffe preparing to lie down.

Published Date

: 1832

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 17 cm. (6 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "It must be confessed that the attitudes of the giraffe are not always graceful; for instance, when she gallops her hind feet project beyond the fore feet, in consequence of the great slope of her back; and when she puts her head to the ground she is obliged to widen the distance between her fore feet in a very awkward manner. She looks best when upright and walking gently along, when she carries herself with much statelin ....
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Original Source

: From Penny magazine. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1832-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- giraffe

Source Description

: 1 folder (23 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Gir

Digital ID

: 822752

Record ID

: 723253

Digital Item Published

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

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