Grand Manan, Canada
Print after Unknown Artist
Nightjar (caprimulgus macrodipterus) and longhorn beetle (cerambyx fragrans); a nightjar in the centre, with long wings and extra feathers at the end of the wings, flying down to eat a longhorn beetle below which also flies down. 1798. Hand-coloured etching.
Additional Makers: Print maker - John William Lewin
Inscription: Lettered below image with production detail: "J. W. Lewin del. et sculp. London, 1798. / Ad. Afzelius descr. Sierra Leone, 1796.", within image with keys 1-2 and names of bird and insect
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