Pastel drawing of a pair of green-winged teals in profile, facing right. The male is standing; the female, at his feet, is entering water to swim. Water, ground, and reeds indicated with a few sketchy strokes.
John Philip Wentling (1878-1952) was an associate professor of forestry at the University of Minnesota from 1908-1928. He regularly taught at the forestry school in Itasca State Park and worked with Thomas Sadler Roberts when he visited the park.
Bell Museum of Natural History
Wentling, John P., 1878-1952 (Photographer)
University of Minnesota Libraries, University Archives.
Print of an image of a family of mallards by Francis Lee Jaques. Seven ducklings huddle around a female duck at the edge of a body of water; a male mallard stands slightly further away. Paper has been mounted to pressboard. This belongs to a group of three illustrations of ducks, each mounted on board. Their date and origin has not been determined.
A man on a riverbank is about to use a rope to cross the river. He is wearing a cloth harness and is holding onto the rope while another person is assisting him. A boy at the far right is watching them.
University of Minnesota Libraries, Kautz Family YMCA Archives.