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Lotus leaves, botanical illustration with colors noted, for use in Upper Nile Region Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Lotus leaves, botanical illustration with colors noted, for use in Upper Nile Region Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1938-07-06

Watercolors

Paintings

17.75 x 12 in

This item contains two green lotus leaves shown side-by-side. The leaf on the right is a darker shade of green and has smoother edges than the leaf on the left. Both leaf paintings have accompanying color notes exhibiting different shades of green, blue, and yellow. The green tiles represent the color of the leaves while the yellow tiles may represent the color of a lotus flower not depicted in the paintings. Nile River Group Job #5179, Received Jul 6 1938, Sudan Lotus, White and Yellow, Blue

AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Citation

Kane, Robert W., 1910-1982 (artist), “Lotus leaves, botanical illustration with colors noted, for use in Upper Nile Region Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed April 9, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/8222.