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Townsend's Rocky Mountain Hare

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1358

Scope and Contents

White-tailed jack rabbit, Lepus townsendii. Two individuals facing left on bare ground. Hare lying in foreground; one in background sitting, ears erect. Background ferns, mountains, and sky. Inscription: LC "Townsend's Rocky Moutain Hare Lepus Townsendii." Frame: Brown mahogany, matted, glazed 31 1/2 x 38 1/2.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Extent

1 Item : artwork : watercolor on paper ; 19 x 29 1/2 in.

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Fair (2). Restored 1965 & 1980, Kennedy Galleries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Audubon, Maria and Florence; 1916.

Related Materials

Negative #36188, 337517, 333749; 4"x5" slide #1544; 35mm slide #1544.

Publications About Described Materials

Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. "The Quadrupeds of North America." Vol. 1. New York, 1854, plate 3, p. 25-30.

Exhibitions Note

1981-1982, Whitney Museum of American Art.

Local Note

AUD-22.

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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