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Scientific illustration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nicholas Marcellus Hentz Spider paintings

Identifier: Mss .H46
Content Description

Collection of 209 watercolors of created by Nicholas Marcellus Hentz. Colored drawings accompanied by commentary, mostly in English but some in French. Many are numbered, the highest number being 239.

The paintings have been digitized and added to the Research Library's Digital Special Collections.

Dates: between 1820 and 1840

Marjorie Statham unpublished collection of tiger beetle paintings

Identifier: DR 203
Scope and Contents These tiger beetle paintings are from an incomplete manuscript by Marjorie Statham (nee Favreau) and Mont A. Cazier. The text of the manuscript is missing and possibly in the archives at the Arizona State University where Cazier worked for 20 years after retiring from AMNH in 1962. The collection contains over 300 paintings of tiger beetles and their genitalia, black and white photographs along with hand drawn maps of their localities. Binders of field notes were created by Cazier....
Dates: circa 1960s-1990s