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The Californian Quail.

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The Californian Quail.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Quail

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1852
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Qua
California quail
Content: Foxing on image. Printed on border: "The general color of the upper part of the body and wings in the Californian quail, is of a dusky brown, assuming a leaden or slaty tinge on the tail, and on the fore part of the breast, upon which it advances in the form of a broad band. The fore part of the head is of a mixed ash gray, and the hinder part blackish brown." "Perdix californica, Lath." Includes additional text.
Source identifier: 10284 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 12 cm. (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1700973
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17643739
Barcode: 33333159369822
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4afcd7a0-c53c-012f-b327-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1852: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Californian Quail." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1852. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-29fc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Californian Quail." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-29fc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1852). The Californian Quail. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-29fc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Californian Quail.