Drawings of Belone, Hemisamphius and other unidentified fishes (two drawings removed to Box 7)

ID: SIA RU007186

Creator: Drayton, Joseph

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1838

Citation: United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

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Abstract

The 7 drawings of Belone, Hemisamphius and other unidentified fishes (two drawings removed to Box 7) were drawn by Joseph Drayton of specimens collected or observed during the US Exploring Expedition, 1838 - 1842. The drawings are in several levels detail and preparation. Some drawings are hand colored and drawn with significant detail, others are less detailed with notes about the specimen depicted. The folder includes photocopies of drawings moved to oversized storage. Depicted specimen was noted to be from Tahiti.

Date Range

1838

Start Date

Aug 31, 1838

End Date

1838

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

Tahiti

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

7 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 8