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.
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Object Name
plate, printing
Object Type
Date made
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
original artist
Peale, Titian Ramsay
graphic artist
Dougal, W. H.
Sherman, C.
Cassin, John
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
overall: 43.1 cm x 28.6 cm; 16 15/16 in x 11 1/4 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Wilkes Blocks
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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