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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:

Six Snipe and four herons on two plates on one for 'A New Drawing Book..of various kinds of birds, Drawn from the Life by 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 (unevenly cut): 11 5/16 x 7 1/4 inches (28.8 x 18.4 cm), Plate: 8 7/16 x 6 1/8 inches (21.5 x 15.5 cm), Image (upper): 3 7/16 x 4 15/16 inches (8.8 x 12.5 cm), and Image (lower): 3 7/16 x 4 15/16 inches (8.8 x 12.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1007
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | birds | concern | earthworm | flying | grasses | herons | pond | snipes (birds) | string | trap | trees | worms
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41452
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