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Creator:
Mrs. P. D. H. Page, 20th century
after John White, active 1585–1593, British
Title:
Head of a Brown Pelican, After the Original by John White in the British Museum [Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia, No. 57]
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, graphite, and pen and black ink on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 9 15/16 inches (21.3 × 25.2 cm) and Image: 7 3/16 × 8 3/4 inches (18.3 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, over graphite, upper center: "Alcatrassa. This fowle is of greatnes of a Swane. | and of the same forme Saving the heade, w'ch is in length 16 ynches."; inscribed in pen in black ink, over graphite, lower right: "Tanboril"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1068
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:46592
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