South American rodents, 19th century

South American rodents, 19th century

C038/3976 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.1MB

Downloadable file size: 4.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

Credit: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: South American rodents, 19th-century illustration. These rodents are here classified as Mus xanthorhinus (top) and Mus nasutus (bottom). Mus nastutus is now classified as the long-nosed hocicudo (Oxymycterus nasutus). This illustration is Plate 17 from the 1839 volume on mammals ('Part II: Mammalia') that forms part of the multi-volume work 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle'. This work described the animals collected and observed by the British naturalist Charles Darwin during the survey voyage of HMS Beagle during the years 1832 to 1836. This expedition established Darwin's reputation as a naturalist. 'The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle' was edited by Darwin and published between 1838 and 1843. The volume on mammals was written by British naturalist George Robert Waterhouse.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1839, 19th century, 2, animal, artwork, biological, biology, book, charles darwin, duo, evolution, fauna, george r. waterhouse, george robert waterhouse, george waterhouse, historical, history, illustration, long-nosed hocicudo, mammal, mammals, mice, mouse, murine, mus nasutus, mus xanthorhinus, natural history, nature, no-one, nobody, oxymycterus nasutus, page, pair, part 2, part ii, plate 17, printed, publication, research, rodent, rodents, second part, second voyage of hms beagle, south america, south american, text, the zoology of the voyage of hms beagle, two, volume, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.