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Title
Off goes his head
Names
Beard, Daniel Carter (1850-1941) (Artist)
Collection

[Illustrations for Mark Twain's "Following the Equator" (1897). Original drawings]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1897?
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Notes
Content : Ch. VIII, p. 103, a full-page illustration. Shows a Great Moa, a wingless, thirteen-foot tall bird native to Australasia ridden by a Maori mail carrier, decapitating man wearing pith helmet.

Statement of Responsibility: By Daniel Carter Beard
Physical Description
Extent: Gouache on board ; 28” x 22” (artwork: 17.9” x 10.5”)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: d5d4b8b0-c624-012f-ff1b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1850: Creator Born
  • 1897: Created
  • 1941: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Off goes his head" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/889f10b1-6d48-dbc5-e040-e00a18064481

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Off goes his head" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 14, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/889f10b1-6d48-dbc5-e040-e00a18064481

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1897). Off goes his head Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/889f10b1-6d48-dbc5-e040-e00a18064481

Wikipedia Citation

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Off goes his head