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The Common Dormouse.

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The Common Dormouse.
Specht, Friedrich (1839-1909) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- D-F

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-(D-F)
Hazel mouse
Content: Illegible artist signature at lower right of image. Printed on border: "4/5 nat. size." "The common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is the sole representative of the group inhabiting the British Isles, and is the type of a distinct genus. This tiny little animal, which is about equal in size to the common mouse, is so familiar to most persons from being commonly kept as a pet by children, that any description seems almost superfluous. It is, however, particularly characterised by the cylindrical form of the long and somewhat bushy tail; while internally it is distinguished from all its kindred by the complex structure of the anterior portion of its stomach." Includes additional text.
Source note: The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1731278
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17234031
Barcode: 33333159393046
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5feb490-c533-012f-3e2c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1909: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Common Dormouse." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Common Dormouse." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1895). The Common Dormouse. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-41f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Common Dormouse.