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#22 - BISON

Size: 3" x 5"
Copyrighted: 1890
Lithographer: Knapp & Co.

(Bison Americanus)

Although the cards in this series didn't include any additional descriptive information for the individual animals, the subsequently issued
Album of Illustrated Natural History
did devote a paragraph to

NOTE: To see a non-Arbuckle use of this supposedly copyrighted Arbuckle illustration,
click here.

Illustration previously published in Animate Creation: Vol. I - 1885
(Original size: approx. 8" x 6")
also: Wood's Illustrated Natural History - 1886 and
The Natural History of Animals in Word and Picture: Vol II - ~1887
Subsequently published in The Animals of the World: Brehm's Life of Animals - 1895

Specht - Bison
Artist: Friedrich Specht
Engravers: C. G. Specht / Kellenbach

Similar illustration previously published in
Bird and Animal Series: Game Animals - 1886 (McLoughlin Bros.)

-- image courtesy of the University of Florida Baldwin Library
of Historical Children's Literature Digital Collection