Engraving of fish species "Ictiobus tumidus, Pytchostomus albidus, Luxilus leptosomus"

Engraving of fish species "Ictiobus tumidus, Pytchostomus albidus, Luxilus leptosomus"

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Description
William Dougal (1822–1895) of Washington, D.C. engraved this print of “Ictiobus tumidus [Grd], Ptychostomus albidus [Grd], and Luxilus leptosomus [Grd]”—now "Ictiobus bubalus" (Smallmouth buffalofish), "Moxostoma albidum" (Longlip jumprock), and "Notemigonus crysoleucas" (Golden shiner or Golden shiner minnow); from an original sketch by John H. Richard (c.1807–1881) of Philadelphia. The illustration was printed as Plate 19 in the “Fishes” section of the second part of volume II of the Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, written by Charles Girard (1822–1895). The volume was printed in 1859 by Cornelius Wendell of Washington, D.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Object Type
Engraving
date of book publication
1859
publisher
U.S. Army
author
Girard, Charles
original artist
Richard, John H.
graphic artist
Dougal, William H.
printer
Wendell, Cornelius
author
Emory, William H.
publisher
U.S. Department of the Interior
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements
overall: 30.9 cm x 25.7 cm; 12 3/16 in x 10 1/8 in
ID Number
2009.0115.067
catalog number
2009.0115.067
accession number
2009.0115
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