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The Hart-Beest.

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The Hart-Beest.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Antelope

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Ante
Content : Printed on border: "Le bubale, Buff." "This is the most common of all the larger gazelles, known in any part of Africa. The following accurate description is taken from Sparrman, to whom we are indebted for the best accounts of such of these rare animals as are to be met with near the Cape. Its height is somewhat above four feet : the horns are from six to nine inches long, very strong and black, almost close at the base, diverging upwards, and at the top bending backwards in an horizontal direction almost to the tips…" "The general colour of the hart-beest is that of cinnamon…" Includes additional text.

Source note: General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731245
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679090
Barcode : 33333159352935
UUID: ebc2ca70-c533-012f-704e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1820: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hart-Beest." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3491-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hart-Beest." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3491-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1820). The Hart-Beest. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3491-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Hart-Beest.