Engraved wood block "Native of Australia"

Description
Richard H. Pease (1813–1869) engraved this printing block after a drawing, Native of Australia, by Expedition Artist Alfred T. Agate. The wood engraving illustration was published on page 196 of Volume II of the U.S. Exploring Expedition Narrative by Charles Wilkes, 1844.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
block
Object Type
Wood Engraving
relief
Date made
1845
ca 1844
publisher
Wilkes, Charles
graphic artist
Pease, Richard H.
original artist
Agate, A. T.
printer
Sherman, Conger
author
Wilkes, Charles
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
1999.0145.113
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.113
related event
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Measuring & Mapping
Art
Wilkes
Natural Resources
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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