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Mounted Animal specimen: Bat

Object Number: 
Z.3296.2
Date: 
1849
Medium: 
Brown bat mounted to paper with brown ink inscriptions
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 9 x 3/8 in. (7.9 x 22.9 x 1 cm) irregular mat: 5 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (14.6 x 27.3 cm)
Description: 
One of two preserved animal specimens belonging to John James Audubon, for study and for the watercolors of bats for Quadrupeds of America.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group