Item No: pdcj00085
Title: 1. Meropogan Breweri and 2. Meropiscus Mulleri
Print and Picture Collection - Jackson Collection of American Lithographs
Black-headed Bee-eater (Meropogon breweri) and Blue-headed Bee-eater (Meropiscus Mulleri)
John Cassin (1813-1869) was an outstanding American ornithologist, head of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia's bird department and associated with the J.T. Bowen lithographic establishment. These are his taxonomic names.
Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 2nd. Series, Vol. 4, Pl. 48.
These prints…all appeared in the 2nd series of the Jour. Of the Acad. Of Nat. Sci. of Phila. In the bound volumes, they were hand-colored. (A.E. Phillips, Academy Editor)
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Koehler, Otto (act. in Phil. 1856-c.1871) - Artist
Bowen & Co., Phila. - Lithographer