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[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von], 1828-1868 :39. Wees. The Sicla. [ca 1854]

Reference Number: A-198-046

The left-hand drawing shows a bird on the ground. The plumage is shades of grey, and black, with streaked pattern on the crown. The eye is encircled by yellow and black feathers. The wings are grey (edged with white), and black; the tail feathers are black edged with grey. The breast is a white with a slight brownish tinge; the bill is brown and the legs are grey. The right-hand drawing (the sicla) shows a bird on a branch. Plumage is yellow on breast and remainder is olive green

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Central America, Birds - Central America and Flycatchers.

Part of:
[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868, attributed works:[Central American birds 1856?], Reference Number A-198-025/046 (18 digitised items)

Extent: 2 watercolour(s)Watercolours, 88 x 132 mm and 135 x 110 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: 39. - ? - (in ink); Recto - beneath image: 76 (in pencil); Recto - bottom centre: Wees. Page 84

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