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Birds in art -- Early works to 1800 With digital objects
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White-throated Sparrows [male] & [female]

Drawing of a pair of male and female White-throated Sparrows from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: the United States and Canada.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Red Bishop Bird

Drawing of a pair of Northern Red Bishops from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: West Africa, East Africa, and Southern California].

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Snow Bunting

Drawing of a pair of Snow Buntings from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: North America, Europe, and Russia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Blue-black Grassquit

Drawing of a pair of Blue-Black Grassquits from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Central America and South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Tanager

Drawing of a pair of Tanagers from 18th century specimens. Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Silver Beaked Tanager

Drawing of a pair of Silver Beaked Tanagers from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: tropical South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

White-throated Munia

Drawing of a pair of immature Scaly Breasted Munias from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: India, Southeast Asia, Australia, Hawaii, Caribbean, and the Southern United States.] 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

Blue Grosbeak? [female]

Drawing of a pair of Ultramarine Grosbeaks from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Brazil and Colombia.] 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

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