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Last NameEliot    
Given NameDaniel Giraud    
alt. NamesD. G. E.; Daniel Giraud Elliot ;     
Year born1835 in New York City, USA    
Year died1915    
Place of deathNew York, USA    
Father's occupation    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forMonograph of the Phasianidae (Family of the Pheasants) (1870–2) ; A Monograph of the Paradiseidae or Birds of Paradise (1873) ; A Monograph of the Felidae or Family of Cats (1878) ; Review of the Primates (1913) ;    
PatronageAm. Museum of Natural History, New York ; Am. Ornithologists' Union (founding member); Société zool. de France ; curat. of zool. Chicago Field Museu    
Collaboratorscommissioned artists such as ->Joseph Wolf & ->Joseph Smit to illustrate his books ;    
Techniqueszoological and ornithological drawing    
Archival sourceswww.audubonhouse.org/Elliot.aspx ; www.biodiversitylibrary.org/creator/1624#/titles    
Published sourcesAKL 33 2002: 311; see http://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n79-117154 for a list of his publications ;    
otherAs a young man Daniel Giraud Elliot traveled extensively in Europe and Asia to pursue his interests in ornithology and collect specimens.    

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