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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...