Ericornis melanura Gray adult and Scytalopus fuscus Gould adult

Description (Brief):

Thomas Sinclair (ca 1805-1881) of Philadelphia produced this pre-press chromolithographic proof of "Ericornis melanura [Gray] adult and Scytalopus fuscus [Gould] adult, from an original illustration by William Dreser (ca 1820, fl. 1849-1860). The image was published as Plate XXI in Volume 2, following page 188 of Appendix F (Zoology-Birds) by John Cassin (1813-1869) in the report describing "The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere during the Years 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1852" by James M. Gillis (1811-1865). The volume was printed in 1855 by A. O. P. Nicholson (1808-1876) of Washington, D.C.

Date Of Book Publication: 1855

Book Printer, Publisher: Nicholson, A.O.P.Graphic Artist: Sinclair, ThomasOriginal Artist: Dreser, WilliamBook Printer, Publisher: United States NavyAuthor Of The Birds Section: Cassin, John

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonAssociated Place: South America

Subject: U.S. CongressBirdsU. S. NavyExploration and Discovery

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0175.07Accession Number: 2008.0175Catalog Number: 2008.0175.07

Object Name: PrintObject Type: Lithographic ProcessesOther Terms: Print; Graphics; Planographic; Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall materials)ink (overall materials)Measurements: overall: 25.9 cm x 33 cm; 10 3/16 in x 13 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-53b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_785536

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