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The hamster.

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Specht, Friedrich (1839-1909) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- G-L

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-(G-L)
Content : Illegible artist monogram at lower right of image. Written on border: "Cricetus frumentarius" Printed on border: "The well-known hamsters of the Old World, together with the American white-footed mice, constitute an extensive genus of murine rodents, which, with others, represents a distinct subfamily. These Cricetines, as all the members of the subfamily may be called, are characterised by the crowns of their molar teeth carrying a number of distinct tubercles or cusps, which in the upper jaw are arranged in two longitudinal rows separated by a median groove; these teeth being always implanted in the jaw by distinct roots." Includes additional text.

Source identifier: 13332 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1731302
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17234062
Barcode : 33333159394317
UUID: b53782c0-c533-012f-78ba-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1909: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hamster." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4355-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hamster." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4355-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1895). The Hamster. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4355-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Hamster.