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The butterflies of North America, diurnal Lepidoptera : whence they come, where they go, and what they do [microform] / illustrated and described by Titian R. Peale.

 Item
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #52

Dates

  • 1873 - 1885

Biographical sketch

Painter and naturalist, member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; examiner of the Patent Office in Washington, 1849-1872.

Extent

3 boxes (164 leaves of plates) : (3 boxes (164 leaves of plates) : 127 ill. (125 col.) ;, 33 cm. + (1 case ([145] leaves ; 37 cm.)))

Language of Materials

English

Location of Originals Note

Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Rare Book Collection (20-D). Silver original shelved in the Negative Storage Room.

Publication Date

[1873-1885].

General Note

Holograph in pen-and-ink and watercolor.

General Note

Box 1 contains plates 1-67; box 2, plates 68-136; box 3, plates 137-164. Case contains descriptive text.

General Note

Plates missing (never drawn?): 62-64, 66-67, 69-70, 72, 77, 83, 94-95, 109, 115-124, 129-130, 146-164. Leaves 158-164 blank. Includes plates numbered 13a, 53a, 59a, 140a, and 2 plates numbered 135. The text is sectioned and numbered to correspond the numbering of the plates.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--American Museum of Natural History: Date of reproduction--1987]. Physical description of reproduction--2 microfilm reels, 35 mm.

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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