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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :[Dead bird. 1778 or 1779]

Reference Number: A-264-040

An unidentified bird, seen in profile, with long red beak, grey breast feathers, brown back and wings, black and white tail feathers, long brown legs. Probably caught on the North west coast of America

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to British Columbia, Alaska and Birds.

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 & watercolour, 249 x 278 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-010376)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - 'Wench' [in pencil]

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