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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :Fringa lobata. N. W. C[oast] of America. Picus tridactylus. Norton's Sound ... Gull ... Butcher bird, caught at ice between Asia and America [1779]

Reference Number: A-264-033

Four drawings of the heads of birds, seen in profile, with two seen from above and the beaks and feet or legs of the three upper specimens also shown. The birds shown are the Phalarope, the Alaskan 3-toed woodpecker, a gull probably from Alaska and the butcher bird

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Nootka Sound, Alaska, Gulls, Birds, Phalaropes and Woodpeckers.

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 watercolour(s)Ink and watercolour, 311 x 200 mm. Vertical 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-010269)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: titles in ink, with numbers 74, 75, 76 and 77. Also in pencil, top right, the number 1.191 crossed out and 1.210 substituted

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