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[Tropical Birds, group of six plates] / Monogram on each plate "R/B/H"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 253
Six plates illustrating tropical birds in their habitats: Flamingos, Hummingbirds, Quetzals, Cocks of the Rock, Toucans, and Curassom. Inscription: Under each plate "Flamingo - Phoenicopterus/Hummingbird - Calypta helende/Quetzal - Pharamachurus nociano/Cock of the Rock - Rupicold rupicola/Toucan - Ramphastos pisciunrus/Curasson - Craxglobicera" LL "9 + 10." Each plate 2 5/8 x 3 3/8, Created but never used for Nature Magazine.

Dates

  • circa 1920s

Creator

Extent

1 Item : watercolor on artist board ; 13 7/8 x 10 in.

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Clinton, IA; Died in: Long Branch, NJ.

Condition

Fair, heavy glue residue around edge (4).
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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