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Inscribed in graphite, center right: "Back wings + tail deep | black. | under parts all | [...] | bands on the wings | White."; lower center: "Malacaonotus atropurpureus. Burchell."; on verso, lower center: "57"
Medium: Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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