Engraving of fossilized "Mastodon Andium"

Engraving of fossilized "Mastodon Andium"

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Description
William Dougal (1822–1895) of Washington, D.C. engraved this print of “Mastodon andium,” from an original sketch by John H. Richard (c.1807–1881) of Philadelphia. The illustration was published in 1855 by A.O.P. Nicholson in Washington, D.C. as Plate XIII in the “Paleontology: fossil mammals” section of volume II of The United States Naval Astronomical Survey to the Southern Hemisphere, written by Jeffries Wyman (1814–1874).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Object Type
Engraving
date of book publication
1855
original artist
Richard, John H.
graphic artist
Dougal, William H.
printer
Nicholson, A. O. P.
publisher
United States Navy
author
Gilliss, James Melville
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 34 cm x 26 cm; 13 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
2008.0175.24
accession number
2008.0175
catalog number
2008.0175.24
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