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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:

Bocorvus abyssinicus (Abyssinian Ground Hornbill)

Additional Title(s):

Abba Gumba: number three (a bird)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (31.4 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "Abba Gumba No 3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8922
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15469
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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, Precedes 169-172 (vol. 5), DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize (YCBA Rare Books)


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