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Ai or Three-toed Sloth

Drawing of a Pale-throated Three-toed Sloth from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Northern South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Beaver

Drawing of a Beaver from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Canada and the United States.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Black Skimmer

Drawing of a Black Skimmer from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Blue Jay or Indian Roller

Drawing of an Indian Roller from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: India, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Bokmakerie

Drawing of a pair of Bokmakeries from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Southern Africa.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Eurasian Marsh Harrier

Drawing of a Eurasian Marsh Harrier from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe, Africa, and Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Eurasian Roller

Drawing of a Eurasian Roller from a 18th century specimen. Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Drawing of a Eurasian Sparrowhawk from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe, Asia, and East Africa.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Drawing of a Eurasian Sparrowhawk from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe, Asia, and East Africa.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Greater Antillean Bullfinch, male and female

Drawing of a pair of male and female Greater Antillean Bullfinches from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: the Caribbean.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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