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If Poor, Act Cautiously.

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820920
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Illustrations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Ill
Topics
Birds
Bodies of water
Gulls
Predation (Biology)
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "Little fish! Why come you skimming on the surface as you do? Deeper down you should be swimming, that's the fitter place for you. Here above, great sea-mews hover, keen of eye, and swift of flight; and for such as you moreover, have a wondrous appetite." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.

Source note: Moral emblems with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs of all ages and nations. Longmans, 1865) Leighton, John (1822-1912), Illustrator. Cats, Jacob (1577-1660), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 27 x 19 cm. (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1695196
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17191538
Barcode : 33333159366810
UUID: 87bb76f0-c53b-012f-61ae-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "If Poor, Act Cautiously." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1865. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-da37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "If Poor, Act Cautiously." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-da37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1865). If Poor, Act Cautiously. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-da37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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If Poor, Act Cautiously.