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The Baltimore Oriole.

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The Baltimore Oriole.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Oriole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Ori
Birds -- Nests
Northern oriole
Northern oriole -- Nests
Content: Printed on border: "This lively and beautiful bird is widely diffused through the United States under the name of oriole, hanging-bird, golden robin, fire bird, and Baltimore bird. According to Catesby, the latter name originates from the colors of its plumage being the same as that of Lord Baltimore's livery. It is seven inches in lingth … / The oriole famile are distinguished for the singular manner of building …" Written on border: "Icterus galbula." Includes additional text.
Source note: Graham''s American monthly magazine of literature and art. (Philadelphia : Sammuel D. Patterson Co., 1842-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 14 cm. (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1695238
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17191586
Barcode: 33333159361001
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c269b9a0-c53b-012f-44ad-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Baltimore Oriole." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-28ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Baltimore Oriole." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-28ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1849). The Baltimore Oriole. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-28ae-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Baltimore Oriole.