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Graphic artist:
Sinclair, Thomas  Search this
Original artist:
Dreser, William  Search this
Publisher:
United States Navy  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Author:
Cassin, John  Search this
Gilliss, James Melville  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 25.6 cm x 33 cm; 10 1/16 in x 13 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Location of print publication:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date of book publication:
1855
Description:
Thomas Sinclair (c.1805–1881) of Philadelphia printed this lithograph of “Phalacrocorax brasilianus [GM]” or Neotropic cormorant, from an original sketch by William Dreser (c.1820–after 1860) of Philadelphia (1847–1860) and New York (1860). The illustration was printed in 1855 by A.O.P. Nicholson in Washington, D.C. as Plate XXVIII 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).
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
2008.0175.02
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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