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Playing Monkeys And Bears ; Playing Bears ; Equestrian Exercises.

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Title
Playing Monkeys And Bears ; Playing Bears ; Equestrian Exercises.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Trained

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1867 - 1868
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Tra
Topics
Horses -- England
Trained animals
Entertainers -- England
Monkeys -- England
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "The above sketch, copied from an ancient MS., represents a monkey imitating the action of playing on the harp, and a second mimicking the violin-player; a third is riding on a bear, which is dancing to the imaginary music; and a fourth monkey is tumbling under the directions of its teacher. In another drawing we have a glee-woman dancing round an unmuzzled bear…" "The docility also of that noble animal the horse did not escape the notice of these ingenious tormentors : it was taught to dance, to fence with its fore-feet against a man armed with a staff and buckler…" Includes additional text.
Source note: The popular history of England : an illus. history of society and government form the earliest period to our own times. Sangster, 1867-1868) Knight, Charles (1791-1873), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25 x 15 cm. (9 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731423
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679360
Barcode: 33333159402177
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7189b160-c536-012f-f107-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Playing Monkeys And Bears ; Playing Bears ; Equestrian Exercises." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1867 - 1868. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfdc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Playing Monkeys And Bears ; Playing Bears ; Equestrian Exercises." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfdc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1867 - 1868). Playing Monkeys And Bears ; Playing Bears ; Equestrian Exercises. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfdc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Playing Monkeys And Bears ; Playing Bears ; Equestrian Exercises.