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The hippopotamus.

Image ID: 822717

The hippopotamus. (1852)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The hippopotamus.

Published Date

: 1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 13 cm. (6 1/2 x 5 in.)


: Printed on border: "Although this animal has been celebrated from the earliest ages, it was, notwithstanding, but imperfectly known to the ancients. It was only towards the sixteenth century that we had some precise indications on the subject …" "Hippopotamus amphibius, Lin. The genus Hippopotamus has four upper and four lower incisors; two upper and two lower canines; fourteen upper and fourteen lower molars. Lower canines much developed, f ....
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Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- hippopotamus

Source Description

: 1 folder (13 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Hip

Digital ID

: 822717

Record ID

: 723326

Digital Item Published

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

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