Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
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
Subject Area:
Flora and fauna
geographic area:
Caribbean Islands
Subject headings:
Natural history--Haiti; Caimans
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired before 1870.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912

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