Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita)
Watercolor, black and brown ink, gouache, and white lead pigment over black chalk on ivory paper, laid on paper, formerly mounted on an album page
Overall: 9 3/16 x 8 3/8 in. (23.3 x 21.3 cm), irregular
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
Text in Greek, French, and Latin [see unicode field] including following credits:
At lower left: L'autheur. / B. Textor.
At lower center: Le peintre. / Pierre Vase, aliâs Cruche. / L'escrivain. / Thomas Huilier.
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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