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Guinea Parrot

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Description

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Guinea Parrot"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "[...] Lady Wager Collecn | 1740 given | to Sr. Hans Sloan"; inscribed on back in graphite, lower centre: "The common Guinea | parrot Varied | accidentally"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "from Lady Wagers since presented | to Sr Hans Sloane and is now Living Geo Edwards"; in pen and brown ink, lower centre: "Guinea"; in graphite, lower right: "2920".
Medium: Watercolour, gouache, and graphite
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Location

Guinea

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