The Soft Shell'd Tortoise Got in Savanah River Georgia
- ca. 1773
- Gray wash, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 3 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches (8.6 x 12.5 cm)
Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and black ink lower left to right: "soft shell'd Tortoise got in Savanah River Georgia"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles Ryskamp
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | natural history | tortoise
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William Bartram, 1739–1823, British, The Soft Shell'd Tortoise Got in Savanah River Georgia, ca. 1773
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