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The Camelopard.

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822753
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Giraffe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1833
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Gir
Topics
Giraffes
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Parley's magazine." "This curious quadruped, of which only a single species is known to exist, seems to be one of the sports of nature." "The head is like that of the deer, armed with two round horns, each tufted with a brush of coarse black hair; and its legs and feet resemble those of the same animal, but with this remarkable difference, that the fore legs appear to be nearly twice as long as the hinder; which, however, is occasioned merely by the extraordinary height of the shoulders compared with the thighs." Includes additional text.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1731303
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17679186
Barcode : 33333159394960
UUID: f8a08c30-c534-012f-66af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Camelopard." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1833. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4361-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Camelopard." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4361-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1833). The Camelopard. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4361-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Camelopard.