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J. Peckham plate, "Fossil footmarks, rain drops and bones," 1841

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Title:
J. Peckham plate, "Fossil footmarks, rain drops and bones," 1841
Description:
A plate printed from an illustration by J. Peckham depicting six different slabs of rock, each containing a type of fossil. The fossils include footprints, bones, and raindrop impressions. This is plate 49 in Edward Hitchcock's "Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts." The identity of J. Peckham could not be confirmed.
Lithographer:
B.W. Thayer & Co.
Date:
1841
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Genre:
Plates (illustrations)
Scientific illustrations
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 11 Folder 22 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Illustrations
Fossils
Pictorial works
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Final report on the geology of Massachusetts
Extent:
1 print ; sheet 30 x 48 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