Note introducing Isaac Sprague's artwork. Kept with the 42 original drawings by Isaac Sprague, Arthur Schott, and others for United States Pacific Railroad and other reports authored by John Torrey. Drawings are pencil, pen & ink, pencil & ink, or pencil & watercolor on paper. Many are undated, those that have dates range from 1825-1859. The collection is from the library of Judge Addison Brown, and was presented to NYBG by Mrs. Brown on May 15, 1915.
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Sprague, Isaac, 1811-1895; Torrey, John, 1796-1873; United States Pacific Railroad Expeditions and Surveys; Botanical illustration -- West (U.S.) -- 19th century; Plants -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works; Scientific expeditions -- West (U.S.); Scientific expeditions -- West (U.S.); Explorers -- West (U.S.); West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration
Botanical Illustration, Isaac Sprague, John Torrey
Note introducing the artwork of Isaac Sprague and others
Sprague and others Cover.jpg
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New York Botanical Garden, Mertz Library SAN
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This item was scanned for the John Torrey Field Notebook Project, made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services ; Part of "Connecting Content : A collaboration to link field notes to specimens and published literature" ; Scanned on April 26, 2012.