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A Bull With Head-Gear.

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822265
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Cattle

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Cat
Topics
Cattle
Bulls
Notes
Content : Written on border: "May 1884" Printed on border: "Simple head-gear for vicious bulls." "With a quarter-inch auger a hole was bored near the tip of each horn. Through these holes a number ten copper wire was tightly stretched between the horns, and three wires run to the ring in his nose, as shown in the engraving. This will answer for younger animals not very vicious, but very large fellows would need something much stronger than a number ten copper wire; and even if a half-inch steel rod were used, a very unruly animal would crush a man with the rods themselves." Includes additional text.

Source note: American agriculturist for the farm, garden and household. (New York : Orange Judd, 1842-).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1731267
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679128
Barcode : 33333159392147
UUID: 553c6cd0-c534-012f-8c56-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1884: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Bull With Head-Gear." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Bull With Head-Gear." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884). A Bull With Head-Gear. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41aa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A Bull With Head-Gear.