Boston Journal of Natural History

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The Boston Journal of Natural History (1834-1863) was a scholarly journal published by the Boston Society of Natural History in mid-19th century Massachusetts. Contributors included Charles T. Jackson, Augustus A. Gould, and others. Each volume featured lithographic illustrations, some in color, drawn/engraved by E.W. Bouvé, B.F. Nutting, A. Sonrel, et al. and printed by Pendleton's Lithography and other firms.[1]

The journal was continued by Memoirs Read Before the Boston Society of Natural History in 1863.[2][3]

Further reading[edit]

  • Boston Journal of Natural History v.1 (1834-1837); v.2 (1838-1839); v.4 (1843-1844); v.5 (1845-1847); v.6 (1850-1857); v.7 (1859-1863).

Image gallery[edit]


  1. ^ Illustrations for Vol.1 drawn by B.F. Nutting; C.T. Jackson; James Eights. Lithographs by Pendleton's Lithography; Moore's Lithography, Boston; Jenkins Lithography. Vol.2 drawn by A.A. Gould; Teschemacher; J.Wyman. Lithographs by T. Moore's Lithography, Boston. Vol.3 drawn by Jared P. Kirtland; Nutting. Lithographs by G.F. Storm. Vol.4 drawn by J. P. Kirtland; J.W. Mighels; G.F. Storm; N.M. Hentz; Jeffries Wyman; A.A. Gould. Lithographs by J. Archer; G.F. Storm; Tappan. Vol.5 drawn by W.O. Ayres; N.M. Hentz. Lithographs by E.W. Bouve; Warren; Tappan. Vol.6: drawn by N.M. Hentz; A. Sonrel; J.H. Richard; O.J. Wallis. Lithographs by A. Sonrel, Cambridge; Tappan & Bradford; J. Thomas; T. Sinclair's Lithography, Philadelphia; A. Frey; Metzeroth. Vol.7: drawn by Otto Koehler. Lithographs by Bowen & Co., Philadelphia.
  2. ^ Objects and claims of the Boston Society of Natural History. Printed by J. Wilson and Son, 1861.
  3. ^ Johnston, Richard I. (2204). "The Rise and Fall of the Boston Society of Natural History". Northeastern Naturalist. 11 (1): 81–108. JSTOR 3858546.  Check date values in: |date= (help)