: This drawing or engravings of bird heads was used in Spencer F. Baird, Thomas Mayo Brewer, and Robert Ridgway's, A History of North American Birds: Land Birds, 3 volumes (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1874) and The Water Birds of North America: Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, vols. XII-XIII (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1884). Heads drawn by Ridgway and Henry W. Elliott.
: Drawings (visual works)
: SIA RU007167
, Robert Ridgway Papers, circa 1850s-1919.
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