Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla), Female
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Inscribed along upper edge: 23[in a box] D.D. / Sylvia foemina.
Watercolor, gouache, white lead pigment, and black ink over black chalk on ivory paper, laid on paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 7 5/16 x 9 1/2 in. (18.6 x 24.1 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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