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

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 253

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.

Dates

  • circa 1920s

Creator

Biographical / Historical

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

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Condition

Fair, heavy glue residue around edge (4).

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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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