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Giraffe Preparing To Lie Down.

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Title
Giraffe Preparing To Lie Down.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Giraffe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Gir
Topics
Giraffes
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "It must be confessed that the attitudes of the giraffe are not always graceful; for instance, when she gallops her hind feet project beyond the fore feet, in consequence of the great slope of her back; and when she puts her head to the ground she is obliged to widen the distance between her fore feet in a very awkward manner. She looks best when upright and walking gently along, when she carries herself with much stateliness and grace." Written on border: "Nov. 3, 1832" Includes additional text.
Source identifier: PENNY (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731303
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679186
Barcode: 33333159394952
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f99c3340-c534-012f-3894-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Giraffe Preparing To Lie Down." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1832. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-435f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Giraffe Preparing To Lie Down." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-435f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1832). Giraffe Preparing To Lie Down. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-435f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Giraffe Preparing To Lie Down.