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Drawings illustrating the Lowell Lectures on comparative embryology

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Drawings illustrating the Lowell Lectures on comparative embryology
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Drawings illustrating the Lowell Lectures on comparative embryology
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eng
Summary
Ten drawings (2 bifolia, 6 loose sheets) in ink and watercolor illustrating Agassiz<U+2019>s lectures on comparative embryology, delivered before the Lowell Institute in Boston, 1848-49
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SMI
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1807-1873
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Agassiz, Louis
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1805-1873
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  • Burndy Library
  • Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)
  • Agassiz, Louis
  • Dibner, Bern
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  • Embryology
  • Embryology
Label
Drawings illustrating the Lowell Lectures on comparative embryology
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Publication
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  • Title devised by cataloger
  • Additional material includes contemporary envelope with title which previously housed the drawings; correspondence between dealer (George Goodspeed of Goodspeed<U+2019>s Book Shop, Boston) and Dibner dated Nov. 1966, re: verification of handwriting on envelope, including photostats of letters in Mrs. Agassiz<U+2019>s hand
  • In his letter to Dibner (1966 November 16) Goodspeed asserts his belief that the drawings are by Agassiz, though there is no firm evidence of this
  • Lectures originally published in newspapers The American traveller and The daily evening traveller (Boston, December 19, 1848 through January 24, 1849); published in book form as Twelve lectures on comparative embryology (Boston, 1849). The illustrations accompanying the published lectures are comparable to these drawings in style and grouping
Extent
[10] leaves
Note
Provenance: Bern Dibner (donor)
Other physical details
all col. ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09797182
  • (OCoLC)ocm09797182
Label
Drawings illustrating the Lowell Lectures on comparative embryology
Publication
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • Additional material includes contemporary envelope with title which previously housed the drawings; correspondence between dealer (George Goodspeed of Goodspeed<U+2019>s Book Shop, Boston) and Dibner dated Nov. 1966, re: verification of handwriting on envelope, including photostats of letters in Mrs. Agassiz<U+2019>s hand
  • In his letter to Dibner (1966 November 16) Goodspeed asserts his belief that the drawings are by Agassiz, though there is no firm evidence of this
  • Lectures originally published in newspapers The American traveller and The daily evening traveller (Boston, December 19, 1848 through January 24, 1849); published in book form as Twelve lectures on comparative embryology (Boston, 1849). The illustrations accompanying the published lectures are comparable to these drawings in style and grouping
Extent
[10] leaves
Note
Provenance: Bern Dibner (donor)
Other physical details
all col. ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09797182
  • (OCoLC)ocm09797182

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