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Plants, botanical illustration for use in Black Rhinoceros Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Plants, botanical illustration for use in Black Rhinoceros Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1909-04-20

Watercolors

Paintings

9 x 12 in

Black Rhinoceros Group

Black Rhino; Lightest faze in the minority; The majority are dark; Colour of leaves for mould A plant Nos 1 to 6; Only a few on each bush; Plant No 11 Colour of leaves for mould B; All the leaves over the entire plant were uniform in colour; Colour of leaves for mould C Plant Nos 7 to 9; The veins appear to be dark due to the deep indentation but in reality are the same colour as the center; Section of the large leaf mould D; Flower of the clover; Only the top flowers were yellow the rest being dry; The lower leaves of the plant were dry; Flower and leaf of small bush Plant No 12; Plant studies for the Black Rhino Group; WD Campbell African Expedition; GDC

Africa

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AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

Information on rights available at the repository

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

Campbell, William D.

American Museum of Natural History

Collection

Citation

Christensen, Gardell D., 1907- (artist), “Plants, botanical illustration for use in Black Rhinoceros 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/8193.