Engraving of fish species "Otolithus drummondii"

Description
William Dougal (1822–1895) of Washington, D.C. engraved this print of “Otolithus drummondii [Richards]”, now "Cynoscion nebulosus" or Spotted seatrout, from an original sketch likely drawn by John H. Richard (c.1807–1881) of Philadelphia. The illustration was printed as Plate 6 in the “Fishes” section of the second part of volume II of the Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, written by Charles Girard (1822–1895). The volume was printed in 1859 by Cornelius Wendell of Washington, D.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Object Type
Engraving
date of book publication
1859
original artist
Richard, John H.
graphic artist
Dougal, William H.
printer
Wendell, Cornelius
author
Emory, William H.
publisher
U.S. Department of the Interior
author
Girard, Charles
publisher
U.S. Army
Physical Description
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements
overall: 24.5 cm x 31.5 cm; 9 5/8 in x 12 3/8 in
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia
ID Number
2009.0115.075
catalog number
2009.0115.075
accession number
2009.0115
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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