Little Black and Orange Indian Hawk Hand-Colored Plate
By Edwards, George
Hand-colored lithographic plate, 9 inches wide and 11.75 inches long. From G. Edwards, A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, part III, plate 108, 1750. Edwards describes the bird as being from Bengali in the East Indies and was part of a rarities collection sent to Dr. Mead in 1748. Edwards believed that this hawk had been trained for hunting.
|Publisher||Printed for the Author|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
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|Condition Description||Oval shaped discoloration over plate from previously being framed; a near fine copy.|