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The Bison.

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The Bison.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Bison

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Bis
Content: Printed on border: "Bos bison, Lin. -- Le bison amerique, Buff." "Differs from the rest of the ox kind, in having a large lump between its shoulders, almost as high as that of a camel. He has a long shaggy mane, which forms a kind of beard under his chin, his eyes are fierce, his forehead large, and his horns extremely wide. It is dangerous to pursue him, except in forests abounding with trees large enough to conceal the hunters." "The bison, or the animal with the hump, is found in all the southern parts of the world, though greatly differing from each other in size and form." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.
Source note: General history of quadrupeds. (Newcastle upon Tyne : Walker pr., 1820) Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1731254
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17233998
Barcode: 33333159390810
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3574e290-c534-012f-baaa-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1820: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Bison." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-353d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Bison." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 18, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-353d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1820). The Bison. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-353d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Bison.