Fish, Percichthys chilensis Grd. and Percilia gillissi Grd.

Description (Brief):

William H. Dougal (1822-1895) of Washington, D.C. produced this engraving of "Percichthys Chilensis [Grd.] and Percilia Gillissi [Grd.]" from an original illustration by John H. Richard (1807- ca 1881). The image was published as Plate XXIX in Volume 2, following page 230 of Appendix F (Zoology-Fishes) by Charles Girard (1822-1895) 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 Made: 1855

Original Artist: Richard, John H.Maker: Dougal, William 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: 2008.0175.19Accession Number: 2008.0175Catalog Number: 2008.0175.19

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

Physical Description: paper (overall materials)ink (overall materials)Measurements: overall: 26 cm x 33.9 cm; 10 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in


Record Id: nmah_802193

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