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Rare Books and Special Collections Birds in art--Early works to 1800
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Pintail [female]

Drawing of a female Northern Pintail from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern South America, and Australia].

Collins, Charles

Spotted Munia

Drawing of a pair of 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, 1712-1782

Three-coloured Manakin

Drawing of a pair of Tricolored Munias from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Caribbean, Central America, and Northern South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Blue Grosbeak

Drawing of an Ultramarine Grosbeak from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Brazil and Colombia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Red Billed Quelea

Drawing of a pair of Red Billed Queleas from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Sub-Saharan Africa.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Yellow Bunting [male] & [female]

Drawing of a pair of male and female Yellowhammers from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and New Zealand].

Collins, Charles

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, 1712-1782

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, 1712-1782

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, 1712-1782

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