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Common Cactus Finch, Geospiza scandens, from Gould's The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S Beagle

Chesek, Craig

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Title: Common Cactus Finch, Geospiza scandens, from Gould's The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S Beagle
  • Creator: Chesek, Craig
  • Subject: Birds, Birds -- Pictorial works, Ornithology, Birds of South America, South America, Art, Illustrations, Rare books, Plants
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: Cactornis scandens.
  • Medium: Lithography
  • Imprint: London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1839-1843
  • Identifier: b10187236
  • Description of Publication: 5 v. : 166 leaves of plates (82 col., 3 fold.) ; 33 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Ornithology
  • Date of Publication: 1843
  • Date: 2013
  • Coverage: Galápagos, Insular, Ecuador
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: GG-6
  • Book Title: The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836 / published with the approval of the lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury; edited and superintended by Charles Darwin, naturalist to the expedition
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1018723%20target=_blank">b10187236</a>
  • Author: Gould, John, 1804-1881
  • Artist: Gould, Elizabeth, 1804-1841, Gould, John, 1804-1881

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