Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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‘The Boa Constrictor’ in The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, No. 36

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1832

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Shoults Collection Ec 1832 P 1833

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London: Charles Knight

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This arresting woodcut gracing the cover of the Penny Magazine exemplifies the eye-catching imagery that periodicals have used to capture readers from the 1830s to today. As the accompanying article explains, the artist observed the fearsome encounter at the Surrey Zoological Gardens. This time the rabbit got away.

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Charles Knight, “‘The Boa Constrictor’ in The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, No. 36,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed September 25, 2018, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10887.

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