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1849 Pl 4 B. Early Kidney Pototo - Emmons

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EBENEZER EMMONS

Pl 4 B.

1 Early Kidney.  2. Early Blue.  3. Orange 

On Stone by F J Swinton
Lith of R H Pease, Albany

1849
Lithograph, Hand Colored
Sheet Size 11.25 x 8.75 inches
Publisher: C Van Benthuysen, Albany

Ebenezer Emmons (May 16, 1799 October 1, 1863), was an American geologist with an interest in geology and fossils. He did work for Geological Survey of the State of New York and produced a series of volumes on the Natural History of New York (1848).
He was a pioneer whose accomplishments include the naming of the Adirondack Mountains in New York, the first ascent of Mount Marcy, the first discoverer of primordial fauna in any country.