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Ferns, botanical illustration for use in Okapi Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Ferns, botanical illustration for use in Okapi Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1936-10-13

Watercolors

Paintings

9 x 12 in

Okapi Group

Okapi Group; W.D. Campbell African Expedition; Sheet No 1; This is to illustrate the curvature of the main stem and the upward position of the two side leaves. The colour of the underside is shown on the nearest leaf. The edges the edges of each digitation of the leaves is slightly scalloped; This shows the number of leaves on one stem. The underside is slightly lighter in colour than the top; Colour studies for the ferns that grow under the larger plants; Copy of individual leaf; Oct 13 1936; Gardell Dano Christensen.

Africa

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AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

William D. Campbell African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1936-1937)

American Museum of Natural History

Collection

Citation

Christensen, Gardell Dano (artist), “Ferns, botanical illustration for use in Okapi Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed January 22, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8191.