Cyprinodon gibbosus B&G, Limia poeciloides Grd

Description (Brief):

William Dougal (1822–1895) of Washington, D.C. engraved this print of two fish species after original sketches by John H. Richard (c.1807–1881) of Philadelphia. The engraving was printed as Plate 38 in “Ichthyology of the Boundary” by Charles Girard (1822-1895), published in Volume 2, Part 2 of the Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. The volume was printed in 1859 by Cornelius Wendell of Washington, D.C. The fish species illustrated include: Fig. 1-7 Cyprinodon gibbosus [B&G], and Fig. 8-14 Limia poeciloides [Grd] .

Date Of Book Publication: 1859

Book Printer, Publisher: Wendell, CorneliusBook Author: Emory, William H.Maker: Dougal, William H.Richard, John H.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.0115.104Catalog Number: 2009.0115.104Accession Number: 2009.0115

Object Name: PrintObject Type: EngravingOther Terms: Print; Engraving

Physical Description: paper (overall materials)ink (overall materials)Measurements: overall: 24.8 cm x 31.5 cm; 9 3/4 in x 12 3/8 in


Record Id: nmah_802163

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