Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology artwork,

Collection Number: 17-2-3522

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology artwork,
Collection Number:
17-2-3522
Creator:
Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology
Quantity:
.7 cubic ft.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Artwork on deposit from the Lab of Ornithology. Includes works by George Miksch Sutton, Anna Botsford Comstock, Mark Catesby and others.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Artwork on deposit from the Lab of Ornithology. Includes works by George Miksch Sutton, Anna Botsford Comstock, John Gould, and others.
John James Audubon, Louis Agassiz Fuertes and John Gould art work on deposit for the Lab has been added to the illustrators' corresponding collections.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology.
Bishop, Richard E. (Richard Evett), 1887-
Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749.
Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930.
Dilger, William C.
Horsfall, R. Bruce (Robert Bruce), 1869-1948
Kuroda, Nagahisa, 1916-
Leberman, Robert C.
Malick, Donald L.
Schaldach, William Joseph, 1896-.
Sutton, George Miksch, 1898-
Weick, Friedhelm.

Subjects:
Ornithology.
Ornithological illustration.
Birds in art.

Form/genre terms:
Drawings.
Paintings.
Etchings.
Watercolors.
Lithographs.
Hand coloring.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
By appointment only.
Items with four digit numbers can be identified using the Lab of Ornithology art database.
Cite As:
Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology artwork, #17-2-3522. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

The John James Audubon artwork, #6721, the Louis Agassiz Fuertes papers, #2662 , and the John Gould Artwork Collection, #4736 also contain materials on deposit from the Laboratory of Ornithology

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Piping plover and Brown Pelicans (framed)
Black and White Drawings
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Seed Snipe (Grey-breasted Snipe), 2971
Painting
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Ivory-billed Woodpecker, 2976
Color painting and print
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Ruddy Turnstone, 2978
July 28, 1969
Watercolor on board
Box 1
George M. Sutton: American Finfoot (Sungrebe), 2979
Watercolor on board with pecil sketches on the reverse
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Common Eider, 2980
Watercolor on paper
Box 1
George M. Sutton: "John Ell Drying His Mitts Over the Koodilik Flame", 2982
1929
Ink on paper
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Turkey Vulture, 2983
July 13, 1948
Watercolor on paper
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Baltimore Orioles, 2984
Watercolor on paper
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Vesper Sparrows, 2986
August 14, 1940
Watercolor on paper
Box 1
George M. Sutton: Music "Early Evening" by Sutton with Christmas card.
Box 3
George M. Sutton: Ivory-billed Woodpeckers, 2981
Watercolor on paper
Box 2
Andrew Berger and Kenneth Prescott: Cerulean Warbler, 0260
1948
Watercolor on paper
Box 2
Robert C. Leberman: Unnamed bird, 0700
Pencil on Paper. Has hand written label, presumably from Fisk that says "Drawn for me by Robert C. Leberman of Carnegie Museum." Mounted to a letter sent by Leberman to Fisk.
Box 2
Diane Pierce: Golden Eagle Chick, 2593
1977
Pencil on paper
Box 2
Robert Horsfall: Northern Shoveler, 6368
Watercolor on paper
Box 2
Richard Bishop: Snow Geese, 5109
Watercolor on paper
Box 2
Anna Comstock: Butterfly (Moth), 8070
1891
Engraving
Box 2
Nagahisa Kuroda: Crested Shelduck, 0610
1978
Watercolor on paper. Matted and glued to foam board
Box 2
William J. Schaldach: American Woodcock, 1750
1936
Oil on board
Box 2
William J. Schaldach: Ruffed Grouse, 1751
1936
Print on paper. "Portrait of a Gentleman"
Box 2
George Edwards: Wattled Jacana, 0612
1760
Lithograph on paper. "The fourth Brasilian Water-Hen of Marcgrave, drawn from life by G. Edwards; original is the property of John Fothergill, M.D. of London
Box 2
William Dilger: White-bearded Manakin, 2100
Watercolor on board
Box 2
Donald Malick: Green Kingfisher, 2501
Watercolor on board
Box 3
J Mark Catesby: "Ardea Stellaris" Green Heron, 0609
Lithograph on paper
Box 3
J Mark Catesby: "Ardea Alba" - Great Egret, 0613
Lithograph on paper
Box 3
W. Nayer: Ruff, 0611
1778
Lithograph on paper
Box 3
Friedham Weick: Eurasion Hobbies, 3100
1990
Watercolor
Box 3
Larry McQueen: Poster of common eastern feeder birds