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AMNH Subway Art #78

tags: Hymenoptera, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife Hornet/wasp species (but which one?) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the West 77th street entrance to the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #76

tags: Osteichthyes, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife These are tropical marine anenomefishes, Amphiprion species, as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the downtown-bound landing of the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #75

tags: Decapoda, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife These are two marine crab species (which ones? and the one on the left appears to have eggs coating her upper carapace) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the downtown-bound landing of the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no…

AMNH Subway Art #74 [Detail]

tags: Osteichthyes, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife This is a tropical marine fish species (which one?) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the downtown-bound landing of the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #73

tags: Osteichthyes, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife A great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the downtown-bound landing of the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #72

tags: echinodermata, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife Perhaps this is a bat star, Asterina miniata? as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the downtown-bound landing of the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size]. The doctors instructed me to move…

AMNH Subway Art #70 [Detail]

tags: astronomy, solar system, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife Since I am having trouble getting out to roam the city and take pictures, I thought I’d return us to the upstairs subway platform at AMNH for a couple days to look at a few pieces that I haven’t yet shared with you. Solar system as…

AMNH Subway Art #67

tags: mystery bird, fossil bird, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife Since I am having trouble getting out to roam the city and take pictures, I thought I’d return us to the upstairs subway platform at AMNH for a couple days to look at a few pieces that I haven’t yet shared with you. Mystery bird…

New York’s subway station at 81st and Central Park West (CPW), also known as the AMNH subway station, was first opened on 10 September 1932, and rennovation of this station was completed in 1999 after the planetarium had been added to the Natural History Museum in 1990 (at a great cost that still has not…