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Ellis, William Webb, d 1785 :The white headed eagle of King George's sound on the N. W. coast of America. Falco Leucocephalus Linnaei. [1779]

Reference Number: A-264-038

The bald eagle, seen in profile, perched on a branch. Also detail of the head of the bird

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

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)Pencil, ink & watercolour, 311 x 198 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-010373)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: title in ink and top right, the number 1.210 in pencil. '(Falco leucocephalus Lin.)' repeated in pencil below the work

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