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A Bird

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From the Collection

Description

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "Zoological Journal T.VIII Sup."; lower center: "Thamnophilus [...] | 1/2 long nat."; on verso, lower right: "20"
Medium: Graphite with pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Image Credit

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From the Watercolour World

Location

South America

Medium

Tww Comment

The botanical artist James Sowerby amassed a collection of plant and animal specimens at his home in Mead Place, London.