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Imported Angora goats.

Image ID: 822788

Imported Angora goats. (1901)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Imported Angora goats.

Creator

: Williams, I. S. -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Landrum, W. M. -- Photographer

Published Date

: 1901

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 13 cm. (6 1/2 x 5 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "The finer fleeces are produced by kids, wethers, and the younger does. The fleece of all Angoras grows coarse after the goat are six years old, beginning even earlier than this with bucks. The fine grades of mohair are used principally in the manufacture of plushes and the coarser grades in dress goods, coat linings, etc. Feeding has much to do with the length and strength of mohair as well as with the weight of the fleec ....
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Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- goat

Source Description

: 1 folder (22 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Goa

Digital ID

: 822788

Record ID

: 723288

Digital Item Published

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

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