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The Dodo.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Dodo

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1833
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Dod
Dodos -- East Indies
Parrots -- East Indies
Content: Printed on border: "From a painting in the British Museum." "The above wood-cut, which has been carefully copied from a painting in the British Museum, represents a bird, of the existence of whose species a little more than two centuries ago there appears to be no doubt, but which is now supposed to be entirely extinct. … The painting in the British Museum was presented to that institution by the late Mr. George Edwards; and the history of it is thus given in his work on birds: -- 'The original picture from which this print of the dodo is engraved, was drawn in Holland, from the living bird, brought from St. Maurice's Island, in the East Indies, in the early times of the discovery of the Indies, by the way of the Cape of Good Hope …'"
Source identifier: PENNY (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 23 x 17 cm. (9 x 6 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1693104
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17188894
Barcode: 33333159364799
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f12187e0-c53a-012f-71a9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1833: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Dodo." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1833. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d5f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Dodo." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d5f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1833). The Dodo. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-d5f5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Dodo.