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Singular Dexterity Of A Goat.

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823744
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Trained

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Tra
Topics
Goats
Trained animals
Street entertainers
Notes
Content : Printed on border: " 'Upon our road,' (from Jerusalem to Bethlehem,) says Dr. Clarke, in his Travels, 'we met an Arab with a goat, which he led about the country for exhibition, in order to gain a livelihood for itself and owner. He had taught this animal, while he accompanied its movements with a song, to mount upon little cylindrical blocks of wood, placed successively one above the other, and in shape resembling the dice-boxes belonging to a backgammon table. In this manner the goat stood, first upon the top of one cylinder, then upon the top of two…" Written on border: "June 9, 1832" Includes additional text. Foxing on image.

Source identifier: PENNY (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 28 x 18 cm. (11 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1731423
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679360
Barcode : 33333159402201
UUID: 72c8a310-c536-012f-aa02-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Singular Dexterity Of A Goat." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1832. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Singular Dexterity Of A Goat." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1832). Singular Dexterity Of A Goat. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Singular Dexterity Of A Goat.