Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
This is a plaster cast of the African Rhinoceros with Tick Birds sculpture created by James Lippitt Clark. Clark was known for his excellent sculptor work with African animals and sculpted many Rhinos in his lifetime. This Black Rhino statue stands thirty inches tall and forty inches wide. It was created in 1912 and said to be on of Clark's best works.
Engraved copper plates from which 10 of the illustrations of Wilson's American Ornithology were printed, namely pls. 1-5, 7-9 of vol. 1 and pls. 10-11 of v. 2. 26 x 33 cm. These were engraved by Alexander Lawson and are accompanied by a carbon of the letter of appreciation of the Academy to the donor.
Scrapbook is comprised of 90 pages each decorated with bird feathers arranged artisticly, and pasted to the paper. Most species represented are local and common or domesticated, with some exceptions including the macaws from Brazil, and the prairie hens. The title page features the creator's name in feathers.
William Beebe's "Mongraph of the Pheasants," published 1918-22 included a colored frontispiece in vol. 1 entitled Kuser's Blood Partridge. Four artists' signatures appear on the colored plates, namely, Archibald Thorburn, G. E. Lodge, H. Gronvold and C. R. Knight. The frontispiece cited above was painted by Thorburn 'after G. E. Lodge."