Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: 1. Uccello Artico, che credesi la Femmina 2 Uccello chiamato volgarmente il Tropico

Accession number: 
09534
Record number: 
09534-25
JCB call number: 
D763 G291a / 1-SIZE
Image title: 
1. Uccello Artico, che credesi la Femmina 2 Uccello chiamato volgarmente il Tropico
Creator 1: 
Ferdinando Gregori
Creator 1 dates: 
1743-1804
Creator 1 role: 
Scul.
Place image published: 
[Leghorn]
Image publisher: 
[Marco Coltellini]
Image date: 
[1763]
Image function: 
fold-out plate; vol. 3, following p. 102
Technique: 
etching
Image dimension height: 
24 cm. (platemark)
Image dimension width: 
19.2 cm. (platemark)
Page dimension height: 
31.7 cm.
Page dimension width: 
23.8 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink
Materials support: 
paper
Languages: 
Italian
Description: 
Red-billed tropicbird and female Arctic tern. Includes detail of the two birds' heads.
Source Title: 
Il gazzettiere Americano ... Volume terzo
Source place of publication: 
In Livorno [Leghorn]
Source publisher: 
Per Marco Coltellini all' Insegna della Verità
Source date: 
[1763]
notes: 
Scientific name of the red-billed tropicbird: Phaethon aethereus; scientific name of the Arctic tern: Sterna paradisaea. This encyclopedia was translated from an English edition and was the first comprehensive geographical dictionary of America in Italian.
Time Period: 
1751-1800
References: 
http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i0710id.html; http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=174673 (Nov. 2005)
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired in 1984.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area: 
Arctic
Subject Area: 
Flora and fauna
Subject headings: 
Natural history--Arctic regions
Subject headings: 
Birds
Subject headings: 
Pelecaniformes