Polyborus cheriway : 1 color drawing and a pencil sketch

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Abstract

The color illustration of Polyborus cheriway, drawn by Pierre Louis Jouy, is dated November 15, 1890, Tucson. It includes a specimen number and a note that the colors are from life. The reverse side includes a sketch of a vase and note that it is drawn from a Roman Tomb. It is signed by Thomas Wilson.

Date Range

1890

Start Date

Nov 15, 1890

End Date

Nov 15, 1890

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Tucson
  • Arizona

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

1 illustration

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 37