ovarian lamella

ovarian lamella

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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 4, "Actinoidea," page 38, figure 20, ovarian lamella in Actinia marginata. The image was drawn by Joseph Drayton and was engraved by an unknown artist. It was originally printed by C. Sherman of Philadelphia.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Block
block, printing
Object Type
relief
block printing
Wood Engraving
Date made
1846
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
engraver
unknown
illustrator
unknown
printer
Sherman, C.
author
Dana, James Dwight
collaborator
Wilkes, Charles
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1999.0145.253
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.253
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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