[Tropical Birds, group of six plates] / Monogram on each plate "R/B/H"
Scope and Contents
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.
- circa 1920s
Biographical / Historical
Born in: Clinton, IA; Died in: Long Branch, NJ.
1 Item : watercolor on artist board ; 13 7/8 x 10 in.
Language of Materials
Fair, heavy glue residue around edge (4).
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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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