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The Hare ; The Rabbit.

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The Hare ; The Rabbit.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Rabbit

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Rab
Content : Written on border: "May 1856" Printed on border: "The hare is a timid, lonely creature, and will sit for hours without moving, crouched in what is termed its form. The rabbit, on the contrary, is lively and frolicsome, delighting to pop out from its burrow into daylight, bask for a few moments in the clear sunshine, and then, as if in very joy and capriciousness, throw its heels into the air, and suddenly sink into the ground and out of sight." "The nest of the hare is of the rudest construction, a few sticks and dried leaves spread upon the cold ground being all that is deemed necessary. The rabbit burrows in the earth…" Includes additional text.

Source note: Harper''s magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 14 x 13 cm. (5 1/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731387
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679321
Barcode : 33333159401047
UUID: 06fab650-c536-012f-3768-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hare ; The Rabbit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ceba-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hare ; The Rabbit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ceba-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1856). The Hare ; The Rabbit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ceba-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Hare ; The Rabbit.