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Creator:
Print made by Mark Catesby, 1682–1749, British
Title:

An Thymelaea foliis obtusis; Anseri Bassano &c: The Great Booby, Plate 86 from the 'Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands', volume I, 2nd edition, London 1754

Part Of:

Collective Title: From Natural History of Carolina, Florida and Bahama Islands. Volume I, 2nd Edition [Edwards], London: 1754

Date:
1754
Medium:
Aquatint etching and engraving with original hand coloring on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 x 20 1/2 inches (36.5 x 52.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John D. Viener, Yale AB 1961
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.20.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird | plants
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63601
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Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 40, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

E. Charles Nelson, The curious Mister Catesby : a "truly ingenious" naturalist explores new worlds, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, p. 166, QH31.C35 C87 2015+ (YCBA)

Richard Richardson, Extracts from the literary and scientific correspondence of Richard Richardson, illustrative of the state and progress of botany, and interspersed with information respecting the sutdy of antiquities and general literature in Great Britain during the first half of the eighteenth century., S. Sloman, Yarmouth, U.K., pp. 157-158, A4 745 (LSF)


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