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Palm leaf and stem in sections, botanical illustration, for use in Water Hole Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Palm leaf and stem in sections, botanical illustration, for use in Water Hole Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1932-1934

Watercolors

Paintings

9.25 x 11 in

Water Hole Group

Mid rib joins centre of leaflet before splitting and hangs loose after splitting; Section of back side of stem covered with bloom; Full size leaflet tip before splitting; This drawing showing inside of upper portion of stem & junction of leaflets is not drawn in correct proportion. All the stem and the leaves are covered with a bloom as on a ripe plum, this rubs off similarly leaving glossy patches. Even the thrones are covered with bloom.; Inner side of base of stem; very rich in colour; but covered in bloom.

Nairobi -- Nairobi Area - Kenya

AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Citation

Klein, Alfred J. (artist), “Palm leaf and stem in sections, botanical illustration, for use in Water Hole Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed October 20, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/8132.