'Le Corbeau Blanc de Ferroe' [Pied or White Raven] Anonymous
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'Le Corbeau Blanc de Ferroe' [Pied or White Raven]
Ornithological study showing a side view of the extinct sub-species variant of the Pied, or White, Raven (Corvus corax varius morpha) unique to the Faroe Isles. With inset detailed figures of the head and feet, the former apparently of a different bird. Plate 8 from the book Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enlumlinees d'histoire naturelle du Nord, by Peter Ascanius, volume 1 (Copenhagen, 1772). Inscribed upper right "Ic. Rer. Nat. Tab. VIII." Peter Ascanius was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1755.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-9867
- The Royal Society
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