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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Anas capite albo sinceo. The velvet headed duck. Drawn at Kamtschatka May 1779

Reference Number: A-264-048

A duck's head seen in profile

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Wash drawings, related to Kamchatka and Ducks.

Part of:
Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :[A collection of drawings made by William Ellis on H.M.S. Discovery and Resolution during Captain Cook's third voyage to the Pacific 1776-1780], Reference Number A-264-001/049 (28 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink & wash, 84 x 139 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: Drawn on Cook's third circumnavigation

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010540)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title in ink and top right, the number 2.211 in pencil. Also the faint remains of the title in pencil above and to the right of the duck's head

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