'The Hoopoe' George Edwards
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Ornithological study of a Hoopoe Upupa epops, perched on a low branch with a hill behind. Plate 345 from chapter 135 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c..., by George Edwards, volume 3 (London, for the author, 1764). The plate is inscribed: "Ang, the Hoopoe. Lat, Upupu. Fran, Pupue ou Hupe. Ital, Bubbola. H.Germ, Widehuppe. Drawn from life. G.Edwards Septem 1 AD1759."
Original: etching. 1761
- Image reference: RS-10038
- The Royal Society
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