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Amblyrhynchus Cristatus, Galapagos Lizard.

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Amblyrhynchus Cristatus, Galapagos Lizard.

Mützel, Gustav (1839-1893) (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Reptiles -- Iguana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884 - 1885
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC REP-Igu
Marine iguana -- Galapagos Islands
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "P. Meurer, X. A. Berlin" "A. cristatus, the marine representative, is very abundant on all the islands of the group, in some situations so congregating as they lie basking in the sun as to almost line the rocks along the shore. Though allied to the iguana, the tail is laterally compressed and serves as the chief organ of locomotion, as the animal by horizontal flexions of its body, propels itself through the water…" Includes additional text. Lower right corner missing.

Source note: The standard natural history. (Boston : Cassino, 1884-1885) Kingsley, J. S. (John Sterling) (1854-1929), Editor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 17 x 15 cm. (6 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1733557
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17681781
Barcode : 33333159409339
UUID: 7ff56850-c562-012f-78e8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1884: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Amblyrhynchus Cristatus, Galapagos Lizard." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884 - 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c6f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Amblyrhynchus Cristatus, Galapagos Lizard." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c6f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884 - 1885). Amblyrhynchus Cristatus, Galapagos Lizard. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c6f9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Amblyrhynchus Cristatus, Galapagos Lizard.