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Title
Singular Dexterity Of A Goat.
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Animals -- Trained

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Tra
Topics
Goats
Trained animals
Street entertainers
Notes
Content: Printed on border: " 'Upon our road,' (from Jerusalem to Bethlehem,) says Dr. Clarke, in his Travels, 'we met an Arab with a goat, which he led about the country for exhibition, in order to gain a livelihood for itself and owner. He had taught this animal, while he accompanied its movements with a song, to mount upon little cylindrical blocks of wood, placed successively one above the other, and in shape resembling the dice-boxes belonging to a backgammon table. In this manner the goat stood, first upon the top of one cylinder, then upon the top of two…" Written on border: "June 9, 1832" Includes additional text. Foxing on image.
Source identifier: PENNY (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 28 x 18 cm. (11 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731423
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679360
Barcode: 33333159402201
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72c8a310-c536-012f-aa02-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Singular Dexterity Of A Goat." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1832. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Singular Dexterity Of A Goat." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1832). Singular Dexterity Of A Goat. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cfd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Singular Dexterity Of A Goat.