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Art Survey

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes art works in the museum that were identified and described as part of an art survey, circa 2000.

Found in 941 Collections and/or Records:

The Shadow in the East following Third Contact / LL "D.O. Stephens" - "Peru 1937"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 19
Scope and Contents

Mountains, buildings, and crowd in foreground / clouds, light and stars in background. "The first bit of sunlight strikes the mountain top eclipse camp as the moon's shadow retreats to the east." Inscription: On stretcher " 'The Shadow in the East following Third Contact'/ made at time of Eclipse - Cerro de Pasco, Peru 14,400/painted June 1937 two days after from sketch/D.O. Stephens - This shows the eclipse site and crowd."

Dates: 1937

The Tiger / LR "J. Wolf"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1031

Watercolor depicts three tigers lying down inside a cage, one tiger is cleaning the back of another.

Dates: 1873

[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...
Dates: 1846