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The Weasel.

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The Weasel.
Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) (Engraver)

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 nivalis, Lin. La belette, Buff." "The length of this animal does not exceed seven inches from the nose to the tail, which is only two inches and a half long, and ends in a point : its height is not above two inches and a half; so that it is nearly four times as long as it is high." "The weasel is very common, and well known in most parts of this country; is very destructive to young birds, poultry, rabbits &c.; and is a keen devourer of eggs, which it sucks with great avidity." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.
Source note: General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 12 cm. (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1731426
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17234234
Barcode: 33333159406327
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8bd452d0-c536-012f-509c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1753: Creator Born
  • 1820: Issued
  • 1828: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Weasel." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d021-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Weasel." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d021-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1820). The Weasel. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d021-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Weasel.