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Buceros bicornis / LR "JG Keulemans"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 130

Scope and Contents

Two birds facing each other in trees, black and white markings. Great Pied Hornbill - India - Watercolor for Elliot, D.G."A Monograph of the Bucerofidae or Family Hornbills" Privately published, 18 c. plate 6. Inscription: MC "1/3" on reverse "Hornbills - Gt. Pied/ Early draft of plate 6?/ Dichornos, bicornus/ bicornis."

Dates

  • circa 1881

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Born in: Rotterdam, Holland;Died in: London, England. Active in: London, England. Premiere bird illustrator of bird books between 1870-1900.

Extent

1 Item : watercolor on paper ; 10 3/4 x 14 7/8 inches

Language of Materials

English

Condition

(0).

Publications About Described Materials

See Elliot D.G. "A Monograph of the Bucerotidae or Family of Hornbills" Privately published, 1882. plate 6.
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Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

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