Grand Manan, Canada
Maria Sibylla Merian
The Lapwing (?), bird with crest, green and white plumage, touched with pink, from an album entitled 'Merian's Drawings of Surinam Insects &c'; and with examples of a beetle and fly and a yellow and pink-flowered plant. Watercolour and bodycolour, on vellum.
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