Cathartidae : Drawings and tracings

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Abstract

The folder contains 2 pencil tracings, 1 pencil sketch, and 1 black-and-white illustration of Cathartidae. The black-and-white illustration includes a note about feet and leg color, and verifies the illustration was created from a live specimen. The pencil sketch depicts 3 birds perched in a tree and 1 on the ground.

Date Range

1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Start Date

1839

End Date

1987

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007215

Collection name

Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds, 1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987

Physical Description

4 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 23