Drawings of Chaetodon

ID: SIA RU007186

Creator: United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1842-1885

Citation: United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

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Abstract

The 6 drawings of chaetodon fish were created by John H. Richard of specimens collected or observed during the US Exploring Expedition, 1838 - 1842. The drawings are hand drawn and highly detailed. Locations listed include Tahiti, Samoa, Upolu, and Maui.

Date Range

1842-1885

Start Date

1842

End Date

1885

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • Samoa Islands
  • Maui
  • Tahiti
  • Upolu

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

6 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 9