image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Fish.

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Description

Watercolour by Bhawani Das, 1777/1783.
Fish 'Bula', no. 64
Inscription: Bears number 64 in top left corner.
Lettering includes name of artist and local name for the fish ('Bula') in Arabic script.

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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Location

Bangladesh

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Wallago attu (Boaal in Bengali), commonly known as helicopter catfish or wallago catfish Also in South and Southeast Asia.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fishes_in_Bangladesh)