The 'fieldfare of Carolina' and the snake-root of Virginia by Mark Catesby

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Title:
The 'fieldfare of Carolina' and the snake-root of Virginia
Artist:
Mark Catesby
Product code:
RS-10478
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Royal Society

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A deceased 'Turdus pilaris', the fieldfare of Carolina, laid on a stump of 'Aristolochia pistolochia seu serpentaria virginiana cale nodoso', the snake-root of Virginia (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Turdus migratorius, the American robin; Aristolochia serpentaria, the Virginia snakeroot or Virginia dutchmanspipe). Plate 29 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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