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The Rat.

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The Rat.


Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Rat

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: c1854-1856
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Rat
Content : Printed on border: "Under ground" "The rat-- that is, the species most widely known, is supposed to have originated in Norway, but the race has spread, in modern times, to every part of the habitable globe. The rat is a great sailor. He loves ships, wharves, and seaports, and he takes passage in vessels to go no matter where, just to see the world and enjoy himself, and to keep company with man."

Source note: Harper''s story books : a series of narratives dialogues, biographies and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young. (New York : Harper Brothers, c1854-1856) Abbott, Jacob (1803-1879), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13 x 12 cm. (5 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731391
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679328
Barcode : 33333159404561
UUID: 12a23000-c536-012f-01a9-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Rat." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. c1854-1856. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ced2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Rat." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ced2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (c1854-1856). The Rat. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-ced2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Rat.