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The 'little brown fly-catcher', the 'red ey'd flycatcher' and the 'arbor lauri folio' by Mark Catesby

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The 'little brown fly-catcher', the 'red ey'd...
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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21.7 x 30.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Title:
The 'little brown fly-catcher', the 'red ey'd flycatcher' and the 'arbor lauri folio'
Artist:
Mark Catesby
Product code:
RS-10494
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Royal Society

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'Muscicapa fusca', the little brown fly-catcher, 'Muscicapa oculis rubris', the red-ey'd [red-eyed] flycatcher, and 'Arbor lauri folio, floribus ex foliorum, alis pentapetalis, pluribus staminibus donatis' (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Contopus virens, the eastern wood pewee; Vireo olivaceus, the red-eyed vireo; Symplocos tinctoria, the common sweetleaf). Plate 54 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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