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Creator

  • United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
  • Drayton, Joseph
  • United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

Abstract

The illustrations were created by Joseph Drayton and are of Eleotris, Gobius, Sicyoperus and other unidentified fishes observed or collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. Illustrations are a mix of early sketches and detailed drawings; they include species name, location, assigned numbers, some including area details, and notes about the subject matter. Locations noted include Oahu, Tahiti, Maui, New Zealand, Hilo, Fiji, and general areas in the Hawaiian Islands.

Date Range

1838-1885

Start Date

1838

End Date

1885

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • Tahiti
  • Fiji
  • Hilo
  • Oahu
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • New Zealand
  • Maui

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

44 illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 15