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Off goes his head

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Title
Off goes his head
Names
Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941 (Artist)
Collection

Illustrations for Mark Twain's "Following the Equator" (1897). Original drawings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1897 (Questionable)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Topics
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Following the equator
Genres
Illustrations
Drawings
Physical Description
Gouaches
Extent: 28 x 22 in. (artwork: 17.9 x 10.5 in.)
Gouache on board
Description
Ch. VIII, p. 103, a full-page illustration. Shows a Great Moa, a wingless, thirteen-foot tall bird native to Australasia ridden by a Maori mail carrier, decapitating man wearing pith helmet.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5d4b8b0-c624-012f-ff1b-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

  • 1850: Creator Born
  • 1897: Created
  • 1941: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Off goes his head" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/889f10b1-6d48-dbc5-e040-e00a18064481

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Off goes his head" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/889f10b1-6d48-dbc5-e040-e00a18064481

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1897). Off goes his head Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/889f10b1-6d48-dbc5-e040-e00a18064481

Wikipedia Citation

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Off goes his head