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Plant and insect, illustration with colors noted, for use in Klipspringer Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Plant and insect, illustration with colors noted, for use in Klipspringer Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1926

Watercolors

Paintings

14 x 10 in

Klipspringer Group

NO I; Like rubber. Note how leaf hangs on outline sketch; Surface like shamois; Veins leading from centr vein on top of leaf; One or two leaves like this; No 9 K-6; Silky and silvery sheen under; From a distance leaves seem to have this effct probaly due to the very blue sky and reflecting power of surface of leaves; These leaves are...as if they have been varnished; The heart leaves are closed tight marked by the cross thus; Exact color note of leaves shadow; Natural curl of leaves; This shrub shows its under sides of leaves as illustrated; Arthur A. Janss

Kenya

AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

AMNH Library authority record: Jansson, Arthur August 1890-1960

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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American Museum of Natural History

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Citation

Jansson, Arthur August, 1890- (artist), “Plant and insect, illustration with colors noted, for use in Klipspringer Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed October 31, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/8199.