Sertularia

Sertularia

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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 3, "Hydroidea," page 20, figures 2, (Zoophyte) 3, and 3a (Sertularidae). The image was drawn by Charles Pickering. It was engraved by an unknown artist, and originally printed by C. Sherman of Philadelphia.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Block
block, printing
Object Type
Wood Engraving
relief
date made
ca 1846
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
graphic artist
unknown
original artist
unknown
printer
Sherman, C.
author
Dana, James Dwight
collaborator
Wilkes, Charles
original artist
unknown
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1999.0145.238
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.238
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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