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The Leopard ; The Chetah ; The Ounce.

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The leopard ; The chetah ; The ounce.

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Title
The Leopard ; The Chetah ; The Ounce.
Additional title: Leopard ; The cheetah ; The ounce.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI
Topics
Leopards
Snow leopard
Notes
Content: Written on border: "May 1855" Printed on border: "The chetah is one of the most beautiful animals, not only of the feline family, but of the world, and is common to India and Africa. In the former country they are domesticated, and trained to pursue and bring down game." "The leopard, though smaller than the tiger, when wounded is considered but little less formidable by its enemies. The usual method of capturing it is in traps. People having the greatest knowledge of its habits refrain from confining it in a cage, but fasten it by a thong around the loins, and a chain attached to a post, just as they are every where represented in Pompeian paintings." Includes additional text.
Source identifier: HM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731230
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17233963
Barcode: 33333159352059
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80229020-c533-012f-ef4e-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

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Leopard ; The Chetah ; The Ounce." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-343a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Leopard ; The Chetah ; The Ounce." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-343a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1855). The Leopard ; The Chetah ; The Ounce. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-343a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Leopard ; The Chetah ; The Ounce.