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Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from the Life by Francis Barlow

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1878,0713.4733

  • Title (series)

    • Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from the Life by Francis Barlow
  • Description

    Titleplate to the first part of Barlow's 'Various Birds', entitled 'Divers Species of Birds Drawn after the Life in their Natural Attitudes by Francis Barlow. Part I.'; title on the hide of a sheep, held aloft by three eagles, one above and the others to left and right. 1658; this edition, c.1755
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1696 (after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 136 millimetres
    • Width: 181 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title to part, and, at top right, '29', at bottom left, '1.A'.
  • Curator's comments

    Part of the edition of Barlow's 'Various Birds' published c. 1755 (for the titleplate to which, see 1895,1031.199), as identified by Globe. This is similar to the plate engraved by Gaywood and used for the title to Barlow's 'Diversae Avium Species' (1658).

  • Bibliography

    • Globe 1985 516 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1878

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1878,0713.4733

Titleplate to the first part of Barlow's 'Various Birds', entitled 'Divers Species of Birds Drawn after the Life in their Natural Attitudes by Francis Barlow. Part I.'; title on the hide of a sheep, held aloft by three eagles, one above and the others to left and right. 1658; this edition, c.1755  Etching

Recto

Titleplate to the first part of Barlow's 'Various Birds', entitled 'Divers Species of Birds Drawn after the Life in their Natural Attitudes by Francis Barlow. Part I.'; title on the hide of a sheep, held aloft by three eagles, one above and the others to left and right. 1658; this edition, c.1755 Etching

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