Skeletal Remains of Great Auk in Soil from Funk Island

ID: SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4285]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1888

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-007, Box 018, Image No. MNH-4285

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Summary

Collected by Frederic A. Lucas, osteologist and assistant curator of the Department of Comparative Anatomy at the United States National Museum, at Funk Island, Newfoundland, Canada, while on an expedition with the United States Fish Commission schooner "Grampus."

Subject

  • Lucas, Frederic A (Frederic Augustus) 1852-1929
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Comparative Anatomy

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-007, Box 018, Image No. MNH-4285

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1888

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Extinct birds
  • Collection and preservation
  • Skeleton
  • Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation

Place

  • Funk Island
  • Newfoundland

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4285]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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