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Cyclura Tophoma, Great Iguana.

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Cyclura Tophoma, Great Iguana.
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
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed on border: "418" "Lower vertebrates." "C. lophoma is the great 'iguana' of eastern Jamaica, and is provided with an elongated dorsal crest like the teeth of a saw. Like the lizards of the related genus Iguana, this animal spends most of its time, during the warmer portions of the day, lying out on the sunny branches of some tree." Illegible artist signature at lower right of image. Includes additional text.

Source note: The standard natural history. (Boston : Cassino, 1884-1885) Kingsley, J. S. (John Sterling) (1854-1929), Editor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22 x 16 cm. (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1733557
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17681781
Barcode : 33333159409412
UUID: 80df2150-c562-012f-5937-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1839: Creator Born
  • 1884: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cyclura Tophoma, Great Iguana." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884 - 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c6fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cyclura Tophoma, Great Iguana." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c6fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884 - 1885). Cyclura Tophoma, Great Iguana. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-c6fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Cyclura Tophoma, Great Iguana.