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An Old Play-Bill Of Performing Monkeys.

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823728
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Trained

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Tra
Topics
Monkeys
Dogs
Animals in human situations
Trained animals
Notes
Content : Printed on image: "Mr'rs. Midnight's animal comedians" Printed on border: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1753" "1. The monkies [sic] entertainment where one of the same specie acts the part of a waiter. 2. Two dogs [unintell.] like soldiers which show their activity by jumping over several bundles of sticks. 3. Three dogs in the characters of Harlequin, Pero, & Colomtine. 4. The besieging of a town by the dogs who are repulsed by the monkies within and several of the dogs are thrown from the battlements. 5. A grand ballott [sic] dance by the dogs and monkies." Written on border: "v 3" Includes additional text.

Source identifier: PCM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 14 x 18 cm. (5 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1731423
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679360
Barcode : 33333159402045
UUID: 706e1200-c536-012f-cb8d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "An Old Play-Bill Of Performing Monkeys." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfe6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "An Old Play-Bill Of Performing Monkeys." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfe6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1894). An Old Play-Bill Of Performing Monkeys. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfe6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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An Old Play-Bill Of Performing Monkeys.