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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in the Arctic, 19th-century illustration. This 1830 oil painting is by US naturalist Titian Ramsay Peale (1799-1885). Peale's father Charles Willson Peale founded a museum in 1786 in Philadelphia, with the Peale Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, established in 1814. Titian Peale collected, preserved and recorded specimens for display in the museum.
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