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The spotted hyena.

Image ID: 822921

The spotted hyena.

Image Details

Image Title

:  The spotted hyena.

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 9 cm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "Is called, at the Cape of Good Hope, the Tiger-Wolf, and is very common in that part of the world. Sparrman describes it as a cruel, mischievous, and formidable animal. Its horrid yells are to be heard every night, whilst it prowls about for its prey, and lurks near farm yards, where cattle are kept." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- hyena

Source Description

: 1 folder (17 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Hye

Digital ID

: 822921

Record ID

: 723433

Digital Item Published

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

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