A Legacy of Lepidoptera: Titian Ramsay Peale (Exhibition)

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1975 March - 1975 Fall

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Exhibition. Opened March 1975 and closed approximately Fall 1975. Located in the Library's Rare Book Room at the American Museum of Natural History. "A Legacy of Lepidoptera: Titian Ramsay Peale" featured the volume's original plates of American butterflies, restored by members of the Library staff, as well as the handwritten manuscripts of Titian Ramsay Peale.

Summary

"A Legacy of Lepidoptera: Titian Ramsay Peale" featured the volume's original plates of American butterflies, restored by members of the Library staff, as well as the handwritten manuscripts of Titian Ramsay Peale. The exhibition was on view in the Rare Book Room (4th floor) of the American Museum of Natural History from March through the Fall of 1975.

Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: American Museum of Natural History. Department of Library Services.

Sources

    American Museum of Natural History Press Release Calendar of Events, March 1975. Departmental Records, 101; American Museum of Natural History Library Archives.

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Last modified: 2019 February 13


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