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Chinchilla Lanigera.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Chinchilla

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873 - 1876
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Chin
Content : Printed on border: "Chinchilla, a little animal of the family chinchillidoe and order rodentia." "The posterior limbs are nearly twice as long as the anterior. The tail, produced, has long and bristly hairs about the tip and on the upper side. Anterior feet five-toed; posterior feet four-toed, the nails small and subfalcular; the tail rather long. This is the well known fur-bearing chinchilla, the skins of which are so much used in the winter dress of ladies." Includes additional text.

Source note: The American cyclopedia : a popular dictionary of general knowledge. (New York : Appleton, 1873-1876) Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson) (1819-1897), Editor. Ripley, George (1802-1880), Editor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731271
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679132
Barcode : 33333159392626
UUID: 7018e3a0-c534-012f-9284-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chinchilla Lanigera." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873 - 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chinchilla Lanigera." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1873 - 1876). Chinchilla Lanigera. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Chinchilla Lanigera.