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Creator:
William Bartram, 1739–1823, British
Title:
The Soft Shell'd Tortoise Got in Savanah River Georgia
Date:
ca. 1773
Medium:
Gray wash, pen and black ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches (8.6 x 12.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B2010.2.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | natural history | tortoise
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:62354
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