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Hypsipetes ganeesa

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Plate II. Hypsipetes ganeesa, standing on a tree branch in profile to right; illustration to William Jardine and Prideaux John Selby's 'Illustrations of Ornithology' (Edinburgh, London and Dublin: 1826-1843); after Edward Lear. 1836 Etching with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - William Home Lizars
Inscription: Lettered above image with plate number, below with 'N. S.', and below image with the title, date '1836', and artists' names: 'E. Lear delt. / Lizars sc.'
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Sri Lanka

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