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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    SL,5270.13

  • Description

    Iguana and crocodile or alligator, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), associated with John White Watercolour, with pen and grey ink

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1585-1593
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 348 millimetres
    • Width: 224 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed: "The Gwanoo" and in an eighteenth century hand: "13" Verso numbered: "12"
  • Curator's comments

    See curatorial comment for the album from which this is taken: BM SL-5270.1.
    These are versions of John White's watercolours 1906,0509.1.71 and 72; see curatorial comment on those for further information.

  • Bibliography

    • Hulton & Quinn 1964 10(b) bibliographic details
    • Binyon 1898-1907 3(17a) bibliographic details
    • Binyon 1898-1907 3(17B) bibliographic details
    • Croft-Murray 1960 78(13) bibliographic details
    • Hulton & Quinn 1964 9(b) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (199.a.3)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Acquisition notes

    See Acq.Hist in BM SL-5270.1. Transferred from the Department of Manuscripts.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    SL,5270.13

Iguana and crocodile or alligator, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), after John White Watercolour, with pen and grey ink

Recto

Iguana and crocodile or alligator, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), after John White Watercolour, with pen and grey ink

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