Numida Plumifera

Item Info

Item No: pdcj00086
Title: Numida Plumifera
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection - Jackson Collection of American Lithographs

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. 2.

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)


The Numida plumifera is a type of guineafowl.

Creation Year: ca. 1850
Image Dimensions Width: 15.5 cm
Creator Name: Koehler, Otto (act. in Phila. 1856-c.1871) - Artist
Bowen & Co., Phila. - Lithographer