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Purple Jackdaw

Mark Catesby (1683 - 1749)
London, England
1731-1734
Etching in black with hand coloring in black, green and tan on paper
14 1/8 x 20 3/8 in. (35.88 x 51.75 cm)
1952.35
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Purple Jackdaw, 1731-1734
Mark Catesby
Etching in black with hand coloring in black, green and tan on paper
14 1/8 x 20 3/8 in. (35.88 x 51.75 cm)
The Chipstone Foundation 1952.35

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10 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (26.04 x 33.66 cm)
Engraving in black, hand colored in black, green and tan on paper.



Originally published as part of Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands.

Inscriptions:
Inscribed "Monedula purpuria . / The purple Jackdaw ." in plate, above image, ul. Inscribed "T. 12." in plate, above image, ur.

Dealer: S. Polacheck

References:
Feduccia, Alan. Catesby's Birds of Colonial America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1985, pl. 104.

Meghan Doherty, 2006

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