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Two poisonous snakes (Indian cobras): four figures showing the snakes' hoods, seen from above and below, indicating the distinctive 'spectacle'and 'V-shaped' markings. Watercolour, ca. 1795.

Russell, Patrick, 1727-1805.
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1795
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1795

Physical description

1 painting (album leaf 6) : watercolour ; sheet 46.2 x 32.9 cm

Lettering

Nagoo

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 566843i

Lettering note

Lettering includes the name of the snake written in the Teluga language of South East India
Bears number: VI

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  • English


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