Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), Adult, Non-Breeding
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Inscribed along left edge vertically: Ph,copus. Chevalier bruin Berge selon monsr. [la Grese?] 33
Gouache, watercolor, white lead pigment, and black ink over black chalk on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 15 3/8 x 11 1/2 in. (39.1 x 29.2 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
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