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Birds in art--Early works to 1800
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Peacock [female] Peahen black form

Drawing of a female Indian Peafowl from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: India, introduced in South Africa, Australia, and Europe].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Blue-bellied finch

Drawing of a pair of male Southern Cordonbleus from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Sub-Saharan Africa].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Porphyry-tailed Mango

Drawing of a pair of Jamaican Mangos from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Jamaica].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Red Backed Shrike

Drawing of a pair of Red Backed Shrikes from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Africa, Europe, and Central Asia].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Domestic Fowl [female] Sp?

Drawing of a Chicken from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: worldwide].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Wood Duck [male]

Drawing of a male Wood Duck from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and Europe (this specimen is also rare in Africa)].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Green-breasted Carib

Drawing of a pair of Green-throated Caribs from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles (excluding Trinidad and Tobago)].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Common loon

Drawing of a Common Loon--also known as a Great Northern Loon--from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and Europe].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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