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The egret

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1982,U.3963

  • Title (object)

    • The egret
  • Description

    An egret, full-length, in profile to left; after Desmoulins; illustration to the volume II of Thomas Pennant's 'The British Zoology' (London: J & J March, London, 1766)
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1761-1802
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 185 millimetres
    • Width: 111 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Production detail and title in scratched lettering: 'Desmoulins pinx. - The Egret - Mazell fect.'.
  • Curator's comments

    For another impression, see 1914,0520.558.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The British Zoology
  • Acquisition date

    1761-1982

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1982,U.3963

An egret, full-length, in profile to left; after Desmoulins; illustration to the volume II of Thomas Pennant's 'The British Zoology' (London: J & J March, London, 1766)  Etching

Recto

An egret, full-length, in profile to left; after Desmoulins; illustration to the volume II of Thomas Pennant's 'The British Zoology' (London: J & J March, London, 1766) Etching

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