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A cormorant, an ibis and a pelican standing near the water. Coloured chalk lithograph.

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Depiction of animals mentioned in the Bible

Cormorant: any diving bird of the family Phalacrocoracidae esp. Pahalcrocorax carbo, having lustrous black plumage. Ibis: any wading bird of the family Threskiornithdae with a curved bill, long neck, and long legs, and nesting in colonies. Pelican: any large gregarious waterfowl of the family Pelecanidae with a large bill and a pouch in the throat for storing fish

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Physical description

1 print : chalk lithograph, with watercolour ; image 12.8 x 10.7 cm

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Plate XV. Cormorant. Leviticus 11.17. Ibis Leviticus 11.17. Pelican Psalm 102.6.

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Wellcome Library no. 40239i

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