Drawings of Muraenoids (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 drawings of Muraenoids were created by Joseph Drayton or John Richard from fish observed or collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. Some drawings are black-and-white, others colored, and some have only detailed portions. Details listed include scientific name, notes, sometimes creator, and location. Two oversized drawings are located to Box 7.

Date Range

1838-1885

Start Date

1838

End Date

1885

Access Information

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • Samoa Islands
  • Fiji
  • Upolu

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

9 Illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 22