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A golden-winged flycatcher (bird) catching an insect. Watercolour by J.C. Lettsom, 1757.

  • Lettsom, John Coakley, 1744-1815.
Date
[1757]
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19997i
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Description

The Oxford English Dictionary identifies the golden-winged flycatcher as, in England, usually of the genus Muscicapa, especially M. grisola, and in America as usually of the genus Tyrannus, especially T. carolinensis and T. pipiri

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified], [1757]

Physical description

1 drawing : pen and ink, with watercolour ; sheet 18.8 x 15 cm

Lettering

The golden-winged flycatcher. Ino. C. Lettsom. fecit. æt.13.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 19997i

Reproduction note

Likely to have been copied from a published work, but the source has not been traced in M. Catesby, The natural history of Carolina, 1731-1743

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