Robert Ridgway's Drawing of a Junco

ID: SIA2012-1696

Creator: Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1900

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7167, Box 16, Folder:

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Robert Ridgway's drawing of a Junco, a small North American finch.


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Robert Ridgway was an American ornithologist, protégé of second Smithsonian Secretary Spencer F. Baird, and first full time curator of birds at the Smithsonian's United States National Museum. He came to the Smithsonian in 1880 and remained until his death in 1929. Ridgway produced wonderful drawings and paintings of birds.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7167, Box 16, Folder:

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


c. 1900

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 11w x 8h; Type of Image: Drawing; Medium: Photographic print

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