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[Eland] / LL "A. Operti N.Y."

Identifier: Art Survey No. 177

Scope and Contents

Eland lying on the ground with its head up. Originally B/W photo. of a dead eland being held up by a native but native was painted out by artist. Support: Photograph. Frame: Glazed, wood frame, 24 1/4 x 19 1/2.


  • 1917


Biographical / Historical

Born in: Turin, Italy; Died in: NY.Active in: Arctic; NY. Artist with 1896 and 1897 Peary Expeditions. Worked as an artist in AMNH Exhibit and Preparation Department 1912-1927.


1 Item : watercolor : gouache ; 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches

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Good (2).

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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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