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Botanical illustrations by Jacob Bigelow, 1813-1819 (inclusive).

Author: Jacob Bigelow
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The Bigelow papers consist of two main types of material: botanical illustrations and herbarium specimens. The botanical illustrations mostly pertain to Bigelow's American medical botany and include pen and pencil drawings, colored drawings and handcolored proofs (roughly 40 sheets of drawings). The herbarium specimens consist of about 17 different plants with identifying labels. They seem to have been collected on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drawings
Named Person: Jacob Bigelow; Jacob Bigelow
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Bigelow
OCLC Number: 40290644
Description: ca. 40 drawings.

Abstract:

The Bigelow papers consist of two main types of material: botanical illustrations and herbarium specimens. The botanical illustrations mostly pertain to Bigelow's American medical botany and include pen and pencil drawings, colored drawings and handcolored proofs (roughly 40 sheets of drawings). The herbarium specimens consist of about 17 different plants with identifying labels. They seem to have been collected on a European grand tour; a few ara dated March 1839.

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