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Orra White Hitchcock plate, "Fossils of the Eocene Tertiary," 1841

Item Information

Title:
Orra White Hitchcock plate, "Fossils of the Eocene Tertiary," 1841
Description:
A plate printed from illustrations by Orra White Hitchcock depicting nineteen different fossils from the Eocene Tertiary. This is plate 19 in Edward Hitchcock's "Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts."
Artist:
Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863
Lithographer:
B.W. Thayer & Co.
Date:
1841
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Genre:
Plates (illustrations)
Scientific illustrations
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 11 Folder 21 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Illustrations
Fossils
Eocene
Pictorial works
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Final report on the geology of Massachusetts
Extent:
1 print ; sheet 23 x 30 cm
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Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)
Notes (date):
The date provided is drawn from the item's folder.
Language:
English