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A Walrus Family ; Fight Between A Walrus And A Polar Bear.

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Title
A Walrus Family ; Fight Between A Walrus And A Polar Bear.
Names
Gauchard, Félix Jean (Engraver)
Riou, Edouard (1833-1900) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Walrus

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Wal
Topics
Animal behavior
Walruses
Polar bears
Walruses -- Infancy
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "They defend themselves against their enemies, of which the polar bear is chief, with their formidable tusks; and these they also use in their fierce combats with one another. They fight with great determination and ferocity, using their tusks much in the same manner as game-cocks use their beaks." Includes additional text. Illegible artist's name in lower left corner of top image.
Source note: The arctic world : its plants, animals, and natural phenomena : with a historical sketch of Arctic discovery. T. Nelson and Sons 1876).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 23 x 18 cm. (9 x 7 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731430
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17234240
Barcode: 33333159406517
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c795c90-c536-012f-f5d9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Walrus Family ; Fight Between A Walrus And A Polar Bear." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cffb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Walrus Family ; Fight Between A Walrus And A Polar Bear." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cffb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1876). A Walrus Family ; Fight Between A Walrus And A Polar Bear. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cffb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A Walrus Family ; Fight Between A Walrus And A Polar Bear.