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Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus.

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Names
Coleman, W. S. (William Stephen) (1829-1904) (Artist)
Dalziel Brothers (Engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Bird Of Paradise

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Bir
Topics
Birds
Birds of paradise
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "The first sub-family is that of the plume birds, or Epimachinae, containing some very beautiful species, all of exotic birth, and inhabiting Australia, New Holland, New Guinea, and the neighboring islands. The Ptiloris, or rifle-bird, is, according to Gould, the most gorgeous of all the Australian birds." Includes additional text.

Source note: New illustrated natural history. Routledge, 1883) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15 x 15 cm. (6 x 6 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1693040
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17188820
Barcode : 33333159362322
UUID: 9eb96040-c53a-012f-a214-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1829: Creator Born
  • 1883: Issued
  • 1904: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d515-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d515-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d515-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus.