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The Argus

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Description

Argus pheasant, standing in profile to left on the grass, a magnified image of its feather at top right, after Edwards. Hand-coloured etching.
Additional Makers: Print maker - John Frederick Miller
Inscription: Lettered below image with artists' names: "G. Edwards del:", "I. Miller sc:", title, "A species of Pheasant from the Northermost part of China, of the size of a Cock Turkey", at top right: "Philos Trans Nol Tab Pa"
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China

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