Courtesy of The Hopetoun Collection | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Courtesy of The Hopetoun Collection | Licence: All Rights Reserved

[Bee-eater]

Date

1864-1865

Collective Title

Album of watercolours by Etheldred Anne, wife of John, 6th Earl of Hopetoun, recording her journey up the Nile River, 1864-1865.

Acknowledgements

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From the Collection

Inscription

Inscribed, lower right: "[Meropes apiacter?]" possibly referring to The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster).

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of The Hopetoun Collection

From the Watercolour World

Location

Nile River

Medium