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The Cameleopard, Or Giraffe.

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The Cameleopard, Or Giraffe.
Additional title: Camelopard, or giraffe.
Clayton, C. (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Giraffe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836
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Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Gir
Content: Foxing on image. Printed on border: " 'The food, however, is derived in a great measure from the foliage of trees, particularly a species of acacia (Acacia giraffoe, Burch.) It siezes the herbage or foliage with its tongue, which is long and narrow, and which rolls round the object with a considerable degree of pliability, using it as a prehensile organ, and one beautifully fitted as an accessory to the other parts of its structure." Includes additional text.
Source note: The Dublin penny journal, 1835-36. (Dublin : [s.n.] 1836) Hardy, Philip Dixon (1794?-1875), Editor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1731303
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679186
Barcode: 33333159394861
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f80ac460-c534-012f-c90b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Cameleopard, Or Giraffe." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-436b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Cameleopard, Or Giraffe." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-436b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1836). The Cameleopard, Or Giraffe. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-436b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Cameleopard, Or Giraffe.