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Laughing Kingfisher.

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820970
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Kingfisher

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-King
Topics
Birds
Kingfishers
Kookaburra -- Australia
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "2/3 nat. size." "… Laughing kingfishers. Inhabitants of Australia and the Papuan Islands, these birds are best known by the laughing kingfisher (Dacelo gigantea), or laughing jackass, as it is termed by the Australian settlers, which is a large bird, measuring 17 inches in total length, with a wing of 8 1/2, and a tail of 6 1/2 inches. The general colour is brown, with the lower back greenish blue; …"

Source note: The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 14 cm. (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1695198
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17191540
Barcode : 33333159367305
UUID: 94956b60-c53b-012f-08d2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Laughing Kingfisher." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-da65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Laughing Kingfisher." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-da65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1895). Laughing Kingfisher. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-da65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Laughing Kingfisher.