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[Eland] / LL "A. Operti N.Y."

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 177
Eland lying on the ground with its head up. Originally B/W photo. of a dead eland being held up by a native but native was painted out by artist. Support: Photograph. Frame: Glazed, wood frame, 24 1/4 x 19 1/2.

Dates

  • 1917

Creator

Extent

1 Item : watercolor : gouache ; 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Turin, Italy; Died in: NY.Active in: Arctic; NY. Artist with 1896 and 1897 Peary Expeditions. Worked as an artist in AMNH Exhibit and Preparation Department 1912-1927.

Condition

Good (2).
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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