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The cameleopard, or giraffe.

Image ID: 822743

The cameleopard, or giraffe.  [Camelopard, or giraffe.] (1836)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The cameleopard, or giraffe.

Alternate Title

: Camelopard, or giraffe.


: Clayton, C. -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1836

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 16 cm. (10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Foxing on image. Printed on border: " 'The food, however, is derived in a great measure from the foliage of trees, particularly a species of acacia (Acacia giraffoe, Burch.) It siezes the herbage or foliage with its tongue, which is long and narrow, and which rolls round the object with a considerable degree of pliability, using it as a prehensile organ, and one beautifully fitted as an accessory to the other parts of its structure." Inclu ....
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Original Source

: From The Dublin penny journal, 1835-36. (Dublin : [s.n.] 1836) Hardy, Philip Dixon (1794?-1875), Editor.


: 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

: 822743

Record ID

: 723265

Digital Item Published

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

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