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Domesticated Yak, Bos (Pöephagus) Grunniens.

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Butterworth, C. (Engraver)
R. E. H. (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Yak

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911
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Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Yak
Content : Illegible engraver's signature at lower right of image. Printed on border: "Yak, the wild (and domesticated) ox of the Tibetan plateau; a species nearly allied to the bison group. The yak, Bos (Pöephagus) gruniens, is one of the finest and largest of the wild oxen, characterized by the growth of long shaggy hair on the flanks and under parts of the body and the well-known bushy tail." "Yak have the great disadvantage that they will not eat corn, and the large pure-bred animals will not live at low elevations." 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 ; 26 x 10 cm. (10 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731438
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17234249
Barcode : 33333159403142
UUID: af1ab410-c536-012f-b800-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Domesticated Yak, Bos (Pöephagus) Grunniens." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d076-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Domesticated Yak, Bos (Pöephagus) Grunniens." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d076-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911). Domesticated Yak, Bos (Pöephagus) Grunniens. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d076-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Domesticated Yak, Bos (Pöephagus) Grunniens.