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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:

Panicum deustum Thunb. (Wild Millet): finished drawing of inflorscence

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
13 1/2 × 11 1/16 inches (34.3 × 28.1 cm), 11 9/16 × 8 3/4 inches (29.4 × 22.2 cm), and 10 3/8 × 7 9/16 inches (26.4 × 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "No border"; inscribed, center left: "No border"; inscribed, center right: "No border"; inscribed, lower center: "Tett"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8897
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15431
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James Bruce, Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773 , Edinburgh, 1790, p. 76-80 (vol. 5), DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize (YCBA Rare Books) [ORBIS]

Paul Hulton, Luigi Balugani's drawings of African plants, From the collection made by James Bruce of Kinnaird on his travels to discover the source of the Nile 1767-1773 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1991, p. 110, pl. 299, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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