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Secretary Bird -- Serpentárius Secretárius.

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Secretary Bird -- Serpentárius Secretárius.
Weir, Harrison (1824-1906) (Artist)
Dalziel Brothers (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Secretary Bird

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Sec
Content: Printed on border: "It is called the secretary bird, because the long feathers on its head, look like pens stuck behind the ears. The nest of the secretary is built on the summit of a lofty tree, and contains two or three large white eggs." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.
Source note: Routledge''s picture book of birds, engraved. Routledge, 1860) Dalziel Brothers , Engraver. Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1700988
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17198762
Barcode: 33333159372347
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e539c30-c53c-012f-2e6c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1824: Creator Born
  • 1860: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Secretary Bird -- Serpentárius Secretárius." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2a2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Secretary Bird -- Serpentárius Secretárius." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2a2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860). Secretary Bird -- Serpentárius Secretárius. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2a2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Secretary Bird -- Serpentárius Secretárius.