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Re: Seeking old T. rex skeleton photo


Thanks! My copy of Colbert is currently in summer storage.

On Fri, June 7, 2013 5:27 pm, Ruben Guzman wrote:
> As a matter of fact, the original AMNH picture Greg mentions was published
> indeed in Colbert's "The Dinosaur Book" (I have the 1951 second edition)
> where it appears on at the lower left corner of page 34. I can scan this
> if you guys are interested.
> ________________________________
> De: "GSP1954@aol.com" <GSP1954@aol.com>
> Para: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Enviado: Viernes, 7 de junio, 2013 12:25:23
> Asunto: Re: Seeking old T. rex skeleton photo
> The illustration Tom H is talking about is by R Zallinger in the 1960
> Golden Press Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Reptiles (dinosaurs reptiles!
> What
> were they thinking? Probably thought birds were not dinosaurs either).
> It's
> the big book I was delighted to get for Xmas, maybe that year. The
> illustration is in the rear section about how to find and research
> dinosaurs. Am
> pretty sure it was based on a photo of 5027 being mounted that I have seen
> somewhere, maybe a Colbert book (but not Men & Dinosaurs), probably
> someone at
> AMNH knows. Z was in the habit of using previously published photos of
> paleowork to base such illustrations on, and that is true of almost all of
> the
> modern day scenes in the Golden Press book.
> GSPaul</HTML>

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