Drawings of Cottoids (two drawings removed to Box 8)

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Creator

  • United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
  • Richard, John H.
  • United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

Abstract

The hand-drawn illustrations were created by John Richard, from images of fish observed or collected by the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. Illustrations are highly detailed and include views from various vantage points. They include species name, notes, and sometimes location. For some that are located in oversize storage, a photocopy is included. Locations noted include Sydney (Australia), Columbia River (Washington), Oregon, and Rio de Janeiro.

Date Range

1842-1885

Start Date

1842

End Date

1885

Access Information

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Columbia River
  • Sydney

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 13