The 'red bird', the 'hiccory tree' and the 'pignut' by Mark Catesby

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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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Title:
The 'red bird', the 'hiccory tree' and the 'pignut'
Artist:
Mark Catesby
Product code:
RS-10487
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Royal Society

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'Coccothraustes rubra', the red bird, 'Nux juglans alba virginiensis', the hiccory tree, and 'Nux juglans carolinensis fructu minimo putamine levi', the pignut (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Cardinalis cardinalis, the northern cardinal; Carya tomentosa, the mockernut hickory; Carya glabra, the pignut hickory). Plate 38 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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