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Creator:
Print made by George Bickham, 1683/4–1758, British
after Francis Barlow, 1622–1704, British
Published by Henry Overton, 1675/6–1751, British
Title:

Title page for ' A New Drawing Book...of Various Kinds of Birds, Drawn from the Life by Mr. Francis Barlow' 1731 (1 of 9)

Part Of:

Collective Title: A New Drawing Book Consisting of Various Kinds of Birds, Drawn from the Life by Mr. Francis Barlow

Date:
1731
Medium:
Etching on medium, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 7 5/16 inches (28.3 x 18.6 cm), Plate: 8 3/8 x 6 3/16 inches (21.3 x 15.7 cm), and Image: 7 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches (18.1 x 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, upper center: "A New | Drawing Book | Consisting of | Various Kinds of BIRDS, | Drawn from y Life by M.r Fra. Barlow | and Engrav'd by G Buckham jun.r | MDCCXXXI."' lower center: "N. B. As this Book consists entirely of Finish'd Pieces, they will be sold separate (if | requir'd) being not only proper for Youth to Copy after, but Ornamental for the Closet. | Printed for & Sold by H. Overton & J Hoole at ye white horse without Newgate."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1000
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | drapery | hills | plants | sandpipers
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41402
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