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The Hare.

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The Hare.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Rabbit

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Rab
Content: Printed on border: "Lepus timidus, Lin. Le lievre, Buff." "Fearful of every danger, and attentive to every alarm, the hare is continually upon the watch; and being provided with very long ears, moveable at pleasure, and easily directed to every quarter, is warned of the most distant approaches of danger. Its eyes are large and prominent, adapted to receive the rays of light on every side, and give notice of more immediate alarms. To these may be added its great swiftness, by which it soon leaves most of its pursuers far behind. The hind are much longer than the fore legs…" Includes additional text.
Source note: General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 17 x 10 cm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1731387
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679321
Barcode: 33333159401112
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 075d4540-c536-012f-773e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1820: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hare." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ceae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hare." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ceae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1820). The Hare. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ceae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Hare.