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Collection Nature Print Collection
Catalog Number 2015.2.1
Object Name Print
Description "Alligator [Alligator mississippiensis (Daudin) – American alligator; Rhizophora mangle L. – red mangrove, mangrove-tree], hand-colored engraving, Plate T63 from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands," Volume II, by Mark Catesby. Published in London, 1738.
Title Alligator, Plate 63 from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands," Vol. II
Date 1738
Role of Creator Artist
Creator Catesby, Mark
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique engraving
Dimensions H-20.125 W-14 inches
Credit line Museum purchase, Ardath and Joel E. Rynning Acquisition Fund
Subjects Illustration, Reptilian and Amphibian
Illustration, Botanical
Mangrove Tree