Male and Female Bramblings (Fringilla montifringilla)
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and white lead pigment over traces of black chalk on three sheets of ivory paper, pieced and formerly mounted on an album page
Overall: 11 x 12 5/16 in. (27.9 x 31.3 cm)
Inside cover of Album 1 contains a printed catalogue description reading: "Drawings of European Birds, a Collection of upwards of 200 Drawings, most beautifully executed colours, of European Birds, taken from Nature, and most faithfully copied with a view
With text in French, Greek, and Latin [see unicode field] including the following credits:
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
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