"A Bear Plunging into the Sea"

Dating from 1819, “A Bear Plunging into the Sea” by Sir John Ross is one of countless items on display at UMSL’s St. Louis Mercantile Library as part of the “Audubon and Beyond” exhibition. A free Family Day event is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 18. (Images from the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library)