Ursus Martimus, Linn., Polar Bear, plate 91 from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, Volume 2

after John Woodhouse Audubon, American, 1812 - 1862



Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper

Sheet: 22 × 28 in. (55.9 × 71.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



John T. Bowen, Philadelphia


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, lower left: Drawn from Nature by J.W. Audubon; lower right: Lith. Printed &. Col. by J.T. Bowen, Philad. 1846; lower center: URSUS MARITIMUS, LINN./POLAR BEAR./MALE.; upper left: No 19.; upper right: PLATE XCI

Exhibition History

Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 8-16, 1975.


Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1954.

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