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Franklin's Marmot Squirrel / LR "J.J.A."

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1370

Scope and Contents

Spermophilus franlinii, Franklin's Ground Squirrel. One individual in profile sitting on haunches, facing left. No background. Inscription: LC "Spermophilus Franklinii Sabine/Franklin's Marmot Squirrel, male/natural size." Frame: Tortoise shell painted wood frame, matted, glazed.


  • 1845


Biographical / Historical

Born in: Haiti; Died in: NY.


1 Item : artwork : watercolor on paper ; 11 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches

Language of Materials



Fair (2).

Condition History: 1965, Kennedy Galleries; 1986, Wunderlich & Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Audubon, Maria and Florence; 1916.

Related Materials

Negative #FARL#53828.

Publications About Described Materials

Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. "The Quadrupeds of North America." Vol. 1-3. New York, 1854, plate 84; Vol. 2. New York, 1854, pp. 248-250.

Local Note

AUD-16, A-125.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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