granules or spiculae

Description (Brief):

This engraved wood block was used to print an image in the publication "United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, Zoophytes," 1846, Volume 7, Chapter 4, "Actinoidea," page 54, figure 22, spiculae in Alcyonaria. The image was drawn by Joseph Drayton and was engraved by an unknown artist. It was originally printed by C. Sherman of Philadelphia.

Date Made: 18451846

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesEngraver: unknownIllustrator: unknownPrinter: Sherman, C.Author: Dana, James DwightCollaborator: Wilkes, Charles

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Related Event: U.S. Exploring Expedition

Subject:

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Wilkes Blocks

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0145.255Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.255

Object Name: Blockblock, printingObject Type: reliefblock printingWood Engraving

Measurements: overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-a8c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_552699

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