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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

Great Indian Bustard

Additional Title(s):

Bustard

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 8 5/8 inches (26.7 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "[...], P: | [...] A: | Curduck I: | Bustard E:"; inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink, center right: "Bustard"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22309
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | beak | bird | Great Indian Bustard | wings (furniture components)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17636
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 36, no. 135, V2359 (YCBA)


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