Lithographic printing stone "Australian Fossils Pl. 4"

Description
The firm of Sarony & Major of Philadelphia, working between 1846 and 1857, prepared this lithographic printing stone after a drawing by Expedition Mineralogist James Dwight Dana (1813–1895) depicting Australian fossils. The lithographic illustration was published as Plate 4 in U.S. Exploring Expedition Volume X, Geology, by James D. Dana, 1849.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1849
publisher
Wilkes, Charles
original artist
Dana, James Dwight
graphic artist
Sarony & Major
printer
Sherman, Conger
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
stone (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 43.4 cm x 32.6 cm x 5.6 cm; 17 1/16 in x 12 13/16 in x 2 3/16 in
ID Number
1999.0145.458
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.458
subject
Fossils
Shells
Science & Scientific Instruments
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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