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Downy Squirrel / LL "J.J.A./N. York"

 Item — Object: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1361
Vancouver Red Squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus. Two individuals on upper and lower branches of crotch in tree, sprig of dead leaves and lichen. Inscription: LCenter "Downy Squirrel/Sciurus Canjinosas Bachman" LL "Fort Simpson/N.W. Coast of A./Nov 1835/from Capt W Brotchic" LR "Fort Simpson/N.W. Coast of America/1835/from W. Brotchic" UR "No. 5 Plate 25/No. 5. Pl. 25." Frame: Brown frame, matted, glazed, 11/16 wide.

Dates

  • 1841

Creator

Extent

1 Item : artwork : watercolor on paper ; 21 1/2 x 14 9/16 inches

Condition

Fair (2).

Condition History: 1965, Kennedy Galleries; 1985, Wunderlich & Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Audubon, Maria and Florence; 1916.

Related Materials

Negative #318714.

Publications About Described Materials

Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. "The Quadrupeds of North America." Vol. 1-3. New York, 1854, plate 25, pp. 199-201.

Exhibitions Note

1951, Audubon Society, N.Y.C.
Local Note AUD-17, A-248.
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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