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The 'fox coloured thrush' and the 'cluster'd black cherry' by Mark Catesby

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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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The 'fox coloured thrush' and the 'cluster'd black cherry'
Mark Catesby
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'Turdus ruffus', the fox coloured thrush, perched on a branch of 'Cerasi similis arbuscula mariana', the cluster'd black cherry (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Toxostoma rufum, the brown thrasher; Prunus virginiana, the chokecherry). Plate 28 from volume I of The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, by Mark Catesby (London, 1731). Mark Catesby was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1733.

Original: etching. 1731

The Artist: Mark Catesby

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