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Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus.

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Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus.
Coleman, W. S. (William Stephen) (1829-1904) (Artist)
Dalziel Brothers (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Bird Of Paradise

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Bir
Birds of paradise
Content: Printed on border: "The first sub-family is that of the plume birds, or Epimachinae, containing some very beautiful species, all of exotic birth, and inhabiting Australia, New Holland, New Guinea, and the neighboring islands. The Ptiloris, or rifle-bird, is, according to Gould, the most gorgeous of all the Australian birds." Includes additional text.
Source note: New illustrated natural history. Routledge, 1883) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15 x 15 cm. (6 x 6 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1693040
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17188820
Barcode: 33333159362322
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9eb96040-c53a-012f-a214-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1829: Creator Born
  • 1883: Issued
  • 1904: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d515-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d515-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d515-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rifle-Bird -- Ptilóris Paradíseus.