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If Poor, Act Cautiously.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Illustrations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Ill
Bodies of water
Predation (Biology)
Borders (Ornament Areas)
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
Dynix: 1695196
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17191538
Barcode: 33333159366810
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87bb76f0-c53b-012f-61ae-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

  • 1865: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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 October 25, 2016. 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.