Engraving of lizard species"Euphryne obesus"

Description
William Dougal (1822–1895) of Washington, D.C. engraved this print of “Euphryne obesus [Baird]”, now "Sauromalus ater" or Northern chuckwalla, from an original sketch by John H. Richard (c.1807–1881) of Philadelphia. The illustration was printed as Plate 27 in the “Reptiles” section of the second part of volume II of the Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, written by S.F. Baird (1823–1887). 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
author
Baird, Spencer Fullerton
original artist
Richard, John H.
graphic artist
Dougal, William H.
printer
Wendell, Cornelius
author
Emory, William H.
publisher
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Army
Physical Description
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements
overall: 30.9 cm x 25.7 cm; 12 3/16 in x 10 1/8 in
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia
ID Number
2009.0115.068
catalog number
2009.0115.068
accession number
2009.0115
subject
Art
Communications
Government, Politics, and Reform
Measuring & Mapping
Military
Natural Resources
Science & Mathematics
Survey Prints
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Survey Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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