Drawings of Nasius, Priodon and Acanthurus (item removed to Box 8)

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Abstract

The drawings were created by Joseph Drayton and John Richard of Nasius, Priodon and Acanthurus of fish observed or collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. Drawings were created during and after the expedition. Some sketches are less detailed with extensive notes. Others are highly finished

Date Range

1838-1885

Start Date

1838

End Date

1885

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • Fiji
  • Samoa Islands
  • Upolu

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

illustrations

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 24