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

A poisonous snake, yellow in colour, with broad grey cross-banded markings: includes a detail of the tail and two outline drawings of the head.

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Description

Watercolour, ca.1795

Inscription: Bungarum pamah ; venemous

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

From the Watercolour World

Location

India

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"An account of Indian serpents, collected on the coast of Coromandel : containing descriptions and drawings of each species, together with experiments and remarks on their several poisons “, by Patrick Russell, Vol 1, plate III (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/56230297)