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Megaptera novaeangilae, humpback whale, and detailed diagrams from d'Urville's Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Océanie

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States

  • Title: Megaptera novaeangilae, humpback whale, and detailed diagrams from d'Urville's Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Océanie
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Antarctica, Oceania, Expedition documentation, Mammals, Ocean life
  • Specimen Location: American Museum of Natural History Library Rare Book Collection
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Oceania Rorqual Noueaux [illegible] de Dauphin et non [illegible]
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Lithography
  • Imprint: Paris, Gide, 1842-1854
  • Identifier: b11358725_2
  • Description of Publication: 23 v. ; 24 cm. + atlases (7 v., 51-68 cm.)
  • Department / Discipline: Vertebrate Zoology
  • Date of Publication: 1842-1854
  • Date: 2011
  • Coverage: Unknown
  • 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scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest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: 8-D
  • Book Title: Voyage au pole sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ordre du roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840, sous le commandement de m. J. Dumont d'Urville, capitaine de vaisseau, publié par ordonnance de Sa Majesté sous la direction supérieure de m. Jacquinot, capitaine de vaisseau, commandant de la Zélée
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1135872" target="_blank">b11358725</a>
  • Author: Dumont d'Urville, Jules-Sébastien-César, 1790-1842

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