Arbres de l’Amérique sketchbook


Creator: Creator unknown
Date(s): approximately 1850s
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0187
Language: Materials in English and Latin; title in French.
Abstract: This volume, entitled “Arbres de l’Amérique,” consists of 157 original pencil drawings (exact copies reduced to one third of the originals) of engraving taken from paintings by P.J. Redouté and Pancrace Bessa done for Francois-Andre Michaux’s North American Sylva, Paris, 1817-1819.
Physical Description: 1 volume 320 leaves 22 cm
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchase, 1991
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