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Young Racoon / "J.J.A."

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1357

Scope and Contents

Individual lying, facing left, a long bare branch, snarling. No background. Inscription: UL center "Young Racoon of this year."

Procyon lotar.

Dates

  • 1841

Creator

Extent

1 Item : artwork : watercolor on paper ; 23 3/16 x 24 1/4 inches

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Fair (2). Restored 1965, Kennedy Galleries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Audubon, Maria and Florence; 1916.

Related Materials

Negative #318719, 101456.

Publications About Described Materials

Herrick, Frances Hobart. "Audubon the Naturalist" op. p. 182; Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. "The Quadrupeds of North America." Octavo Edition. New York, 1851-54, plate 61.

General

Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. "The Quadrupeds of North America." Vol. 2. New York, 1854, pp. 74-82.

General

Frame: Plain brown wood, matted, glazed, 1 15/32 wide.

Exhibitions Note

1985, American Museum of Natural History "Science into Art".

Local Note

AUD-8, A-285.

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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