Carpophaga latrans (now Ducula latrans - Peale's imperial pigeon)

Carpophaga latrans (now Ducula latrans - Peale's imperial pigeon)

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Description (Brief)
This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Carpophaga latrans" (now Ducula latrans - Peale's Imperial Pigeon) for the publication "United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," Volume 8, Mammalogy and Ornithology, plate 26, in the edition Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858. The engraving was produced by W. H. Dougal after T. R. Peale.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plate
plate, printing
Object Type
Engraving
Date made
1858
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
original artist
Peale, Titian Ramsay
graphic artist
Dougal, W. H.
printer
Sherman, C.
author
Cassin, John
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 43.1 cm x 28.6 cm; 16 15/16 in x 11 1/4 in
ID Number
1999.0145.409
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.409
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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