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Humpback Whale (Megaptera Longimana Or Böops).

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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Whale

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Wha
Topics
Whales
Humpback whale
Notes
Content : Printed on border: " … the representative of a genus of whalebone whales distinguished by the great length of the flippers. This whale (or closely allied species) is found in nearly all seas ; and when full-grown may reach from 45 ft. to 50 ft. in length, the flippers which are indented along their edges measuring from 10ft. to 12 ft. or more." Includes additional text.

Source note: The Encyclopaedia Britannica : a dictionary of arts, sciences literature and general information. (Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 1911).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 14 cm. (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1731431
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679369
Barcode : 33333159402888
UUID: 93512ed0-c536-012f-0d59-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Humpback Whale (Megaptera Longimana Or Böops)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d02d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Humpback Whale (Megaptera Longimana Or Böops)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d02d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911). Humpback Whale (Megaptera Longimana Or Böops). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d02d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Humpback Whale (Megaptera Longimana Or Böops).