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Engraving of fish species "Moniana rutila, Moniana formosa, Moniana gibbosa, Moniana aurata, Moniana frigida, Moniana couchi"

Catalog Data

Publisher:
U.S. Department of the Interior  Search this
U.S. Army  Search this
Printer:
Wendell, Cornelius  Search this
Author:
Emory, William H.  Search this
Girard, Charles  Search this
Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 31.3 cm x 25 cm; 12 5/16 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1859
Description:
William Dougal (1822–1895) of Washington, D.C. engraved this print of “Moniana rutila [Grd], Moniana formosa [Grd], Moniana gibbosa [Grd], Moniana aurata [Grd], Moniana frigida [Grd], Moniana couchi [Grd];” now "Cyprinella rutila" (Mexican shiner), "Cyprinella formosa" (Beautiful shiner), "Cyprinella leutrensis" (Red shiner), "Cyprinella proserpina" (Proserpine shiner), "Cyprinella lutrensis" (Red shiner), and "Cyprinella lutrensis" (Red shiner), from an original sketch by John H. Richard (c.1807–1881) of Philadelphia. The illustration was printed as Plate 30 in the “Fishes” section of the second part of volume II of the <I>Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey</I>, written by Charles Girard (1822–1895). The volume was printed in 1859 by Cornelius Wendell of Washington, D.C.
Location:
Currently not on view
ID Number:
2009.0115.096
Catalog number:
2009.0115.096
Accession number:
2009.0115
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_802134