Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Record:
Accession number :
05686
Record number :
05686-13
JCB call number :
F809 D446
Image title :
Anatomie de la Langue, du Larinx et de la Trachée Artere du Cayman.
Place image published :
[Paris]
Image publisher :
[Dufart, père]
Image date :
[1809]
Image function :
fold-out plate; vol. 3, following p. 36
Technique :
stipple engraving, hand coloring
Image dimension height :
14.5 cm.
Image dimension width :
19.2 cm.
Page dimension height :
19.7 cm.
Page dimension width :
25.5 cm.
Materials medium :
ink, colors
Materials support :
paper
Description :
Diagram of the tongue, larynx and trachea of a caiman.
Source creator :
Descourtilz, M. E. (Michel Etienne), b. 1775
Source Title :
Voyages d'un naturaliste, et ses observations ... Tome premier
Source place of publication :
Paris
Source publisher :
Dufart, père, libraire-éditeur
Source date :
1809
notes :
Text provides extensive description of the author's dissection of the animal.Michel Etienne Descourtilz, a French naturalist, lived in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) during much of the revolt that led to the independence of Haiti.Image placed horizontally on page.
Time Period :
1801-1850
Provenance/Donor :
Acquired before 1870.
Owner and copyright :
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area :
Caribbean Islands
Subject Area :
Flora and fauna
Subject headings :
Caimans
Subject headings :
Natural history--Haiti

Anatomie de la Langue, du Larinx et de la Trachée Artere du Cayman.