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The Ferret.
Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Weasel

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Wea
Content : Printed on border: "Mustela furo, Lin. Le furet, Buff." "It is originally a native of Africa; from whence, according to Strabo, it was brought into Spain; and from its known enmity to the rabbit, was made use of to reduce the numbers of them with which that kingdom abounded. It has since been employed for the same purpose in various parts of Europe…" "It breeds twice a year. The female goes six weeks with young. Some of them devour their offspring as soon as they are brought forth; when they immediately come in season again, and have three litters.." Includes additional text.

Source note: General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18 x 11 cm. (7 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731426
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17234234
Barcode : 33333159406392
UUID: 83357da0-c536-012f-6a14-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1753: Creator Born
  • 1820: Issued
  • 1828: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Ferret." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d009-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Ferret." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d009-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1820). The Ferret. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d009-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Ferret.