25 June 2004
Shoveller Duck (Plate CCCXXVII)
Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman dated 1836, two short tears at upper margin extreme, otherwise in very fine condition.
Plate: 21 x 30 1/8 in. (533 x 765 mm)
Sheet: 26¾ x 39 9/16 in. (679 x 1005 mm)
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