Nutting, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1803?-1887
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
[The Warren mastodon]
Identifier: Art Survey No. 729
Scope and Contents Standing skeleton of mastodon in natural environment with another mastodon in the background. On label (originally mounted on verso of painting): This picture was acquired as part of the Warren Collection. While there was no information with it, comparison with the central figure of the Frontipiece in the original (1852) edition of Warren's The Mastodon giganteus of North America proves it to be the probable original of that figure. It is marked B.F. Nutting, pinx. 1846. Painting mounted on...
John C. Warren papers
Identifier: VPA 116
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to the mastodon specimen bought by the museum from Dr. Warren's family in 1906. It consists of papers and illustrations. copies of correspondence between Warren and other researchers copies of pages from the Visitors' Book from the Warren Museum in Boston copy of a letter from Dr. Matthew sent to Frederic Augustus Lucas...
Dates: 1831-1963; 1968-1970; Majority of material found in 1831-1906