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Zoological illustration -- Specimens

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

John Gould drawings

Call Number: Gould

Preparatory manuscript artwork and separate lithographic prints for the bird books created by John Gould and the artists employed in his publication workshop in London, England, in the 19th century. Birds found in these books exist around the world, including in North and South America, Asia, Australia, the United Kingdom and continental Europe, the Himalayan mountains, New Guinea, and Papua.

Dates: approximately 1830-1895

Joseph Wolf drawings

Call Number: MS Q18
Overview This collection consists of drawings attributed to Joseph Wolf (1820-1899), which came to the University of Kansas as part of the bequest by Ralph Nicholson Ellis, Jr (1908-1945) of his library of natural-history books and manuscripts. Some are quick sketches capturing the outlines and positions of animals, while others are more detailed pencil studies. Both would have served as reference material for the artist who painted animals and provided zoological illustrations for numerous books,...
Dates: approximately 1848-1899