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Kauai Akialoa, Hemingnathus ellisianus stejnegeri, from Rothschild's The artifuana of Laysan and the neighboring islands

Chesek, Craig

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

  • Title: Kauai Akialoa, Hemingnathus ellisianus stejnegeri, from Rothschild's The artifuana of Laysan and the neighboring islands
  • Creator: Chesek, Craig
  • Subject: Birds, Birds -- Pictorial works, Ornithology, Extinct birds, Birds of North America, Art, Illustrations, Rare books, Flowers
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: Hemignathus procerus, Cab. 1. [Male] ad. 2. Juv. 3. [Female].
  • Medium: Lithography
  • Imprint: London : R.H. Porter, 1893-1900
  • Identifier: b10595077_3
  • Description of Publication: 1 p. of leaves, xx, xiv, 320, 21 p.: ill., lxxxiii plates (some col.); 39 cm
  • Department / Discipline: Ornithology
  • Date of Publication: 1900
  • Date: 2013
  • Coverage: Maui, Hawaii, United States, Pacific Islands
  • 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scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest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: 55-B
  • Book Title: The avifauna of Laysan and the neighbouring islands : with a complete history to date of the birds of the Hawaiian possessions / by the Hon. Walter Rothschild ; illustrated with coloured and black plates by Messrs. Keulemans and Frohawk ; and plates from photographs showing bird-life and scenery
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1059507%20target=_blank">b10595077</a>
  • Author: Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, 1868-1937
  • Artist: Keulemans, John Gerard, 1842-1912, Frohawk, Frederick William, 1861-1946

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