overall: 25.7 cm x 32.9 cm; 10 1/8 in x 12 15/16 in
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Location of print publication:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date of book publication:
Thomas Sinclair (c.1805–1881) of Philadelphia printed this chromolithograph of “Ericornis melanura [Gray] adult and Scytalopus fuscus [Gould],” now "Chilia melanura" (Crag chilia), and "Scytalopus fuscus" (Dusky tapaculo), from an original sketch by William Dreser (c. 1820–after 1860) of Philadelphia (1847–1860) and New York (1860). The illustration was published in 1855 by A.O.P. Nicholson in Washington, D.C. as Plate XXI in the “Birds” section of volume II of <I>The United States Naval Astronomical Survey to the Southern Hemisphere,</I> written by John Cassin (1813–1869).