Selenidera Spectabilis

Item Info

Item No: pdcj00087
Title: Selenidera Spectabilis
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 1.

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)


Yellow-eared Toucanet (Selenidera spectabilis)

Creation Year: ca. 1850
Image Dimensions Width: 20 cm
Creator Name: Koehler, Otto (act. in Phila. 1856-c.1871) - Artist
Bowen & Co., Phila. - Lithographer