Barn Owl (Tyto alba), light-breasted race
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Inscribed along upper edge: La dame. Aegolios. 28
At lower left: 7.f.s.
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and white lead pigment over black chalk on ivory paper, laid on paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 11 9/16 x 8 1/2 in. (29.4 x 21.6 cm), irregular
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.