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Henry Ulke (278 Pennslyvania Avenue, Washington D.C., 1865) 
Spencer Fullerton Baird, Ornithologist and Ichthylogist 
1867 
  
Carte de visite 
Wisconsin Historical Society 
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-47666 
  
 
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Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after which he turned his studies toward ornithology. Baird became a professor of Natural History at Dickinson College in 1845. From 1850 until 1878 he was assistant-secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. From 1871 until his death he served as the U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries. Handwritten inscription on bottom of card reads, "S.F. Baird, U.S. Fish Commissioner, 1867."
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