Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
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Inscribed along upper edge: Caprimulgus. Effraye. Fresaye. 53.
At lower right below lower sheet: A Bellonio russa avis.
Watercolor, gouache, and black ink over black chalk on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page with 18220.127.116.11
Overall: 11 5/16 x 13 1/16 in. (28.7 x 33.2 cm), irregular
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
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