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Creator

Blakiston, Thomas Wright, 1832-1891

Abstract

List of birds numbered 1-325. These numbers correspond to an accompanying copy of a publication (annotated by Ridgway) Blakiston wrote about the collections he made in Japan circa 1882. Two other sets of numbers appear in the book, but are not in order. One set of numbers seems to have an approximate range from T5 to T301. The other set of number appears to have an approximate range of 1036-3267. According to the accompanying publication, many of these were collected "in the neighborhood of Fuji, at Chiusenji [Chuzenji], and on the Southeast slope of Tateyama [...]."

Date Range

1882

Start Date

1882

End Date

1882

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • China
  • Japan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-281

Collection name

Thomas Wright Blakiston Field Books, 1872-1884, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds

Sublocation

Box 3