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Creator:
Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian
Title:
Myalotis Caama, The Caama of South Africa
Date:
ca. 1837
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, smooth, white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/4 × 6 5/8 inches (10.8 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Megalotis caama. | The caama of South Africa"; inscribed in graphite, upper center: 108"; iinscribed in graphite, upper right: "Pl.19"

Signed in pen and gray ink, lower right: "chs", not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2286
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:35243
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