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Creator:
James de Carle Sowerby, 1787–1871, British
Title:
A Crane
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 7 7/16 inches (23.2 × 18.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "Vol II [...]"; center: "length from point of | bill to end of tail 3 ft |6 | shoulder to the quills 21 inches"; lower center: "longest feathers 3 feet"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.25
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | crane | text
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18218
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