Engraving of fossilized "Mastodon Andium"

Description (Brief):

William H. Dougal (1822-1895) of Washington, D.C. produced this pre-press engraving proof of “Mastodon andium,” from an original illustration by O. J. Wallis (fl. 1850s). The image was published as Plate XIII in Volume 2, following page 278 of Appendix H (Fossil Mammals) by Jeffries Wyman (1814-1874) 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

Original Artist: Richard, John H.Graphic Artist: Dougal, William H.Printer: Nicholson, A. O. P.Publisher: United States NavyAuthor: Gilliss, James Melville

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: 2008.0175.24Accession Number: 2008.0175Catalog Number: 2008.0175.24

Object Name: printObject Type: EngravingOther Terms: print; Engraving

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 34 cm x 26 cm; 13 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-ede8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_802186

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