- Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 9 1/8 x 7 3/8in. (23.2 x 18.7cm)
Inscribed in graphite, center right: "Back wings + tail deep | black. | under parts all | [...] | bands on the wings | White."; lower center: "Malacaonotus atropurpureus. Burchell."; on verso, lower center: "57"
Signed in graphite, lower left: "W. Swainson del."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | branch
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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