River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, with touches of white lead pigment over black chalk on ivory paper, laid on an album page; (some loss)
Overall: 11 x 7 5/8 in. (27.9 x 19.4 cm), irregular
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
Avian study, (see 18220.127.116.11 and .57); ID suggested by Kinzelbach
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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