American Black Rat / LR "J.J.A."
Scope and Contents
Drawn from nature Minnies Land, Mus rattus et varietates. Four individuals devouring five eggs in nest of straw on floor of barn. Inscription: LR "Drawn from nature/Minnie's Land" On back "Common Black Rat. Original painting by John James Audubon. For the N.Y. Zool. Soc. from Maria R. & Florence Audubon under cond. of will" LR "American Black Rat/Musrattus et varietates" LL "1105 Plate 26." Frame: Brown and black wood, plexi-glazed.
- Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (Artist, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Born in: Haiti; Died in: NY.
1 Item : artwork : watercolor, oil on paper ; 21 5/8 x 27 1/2 inches
Language of Materials
Condition History: 1958 and 1964, Kennedy Galleries; 1984, Wunderlich.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Audubon, Maria and Florence; 12/21/1925.
Publications About Described Materials
1964, World's Fair "The River, People and Places" N.Y. State Bldg.; 1982, Grey Art Gallery, New York University. 1985-1988 AMNH "Science in the Arts"; 1990, Newark Museum; 1965, Utica; 1965, Morgan Library.
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
American Museum of Natural History
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