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Creator:
Mrs. P. D. H. Page, 20th century
after John White, active 1585–1593, British
Title:

Fireflies and Gadfly, after the Original by John White in the British Museum [Caribbean and Oceanic, No. 7 A]

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with pen in brown ink and gray ink, over graphite, with gouache on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 × 7 1/8 inches (19.4 × 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown-green ink, over graphite, center: "A flye which in the night | Semeth a flame of fyer."; inscribed in pen with brown-green ink, lower center: "A dangerous byting flye."

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1046
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46570
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