25 June 2004
Summer Red Bird (Plate 44)
Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra
Engraved by R. Havell, Junr. Printed & Coloured by R. Havell, Senr. London, 1828.
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1828, upper right corner chipped, 1½-in. tear in lower margin, a few other tiny nicks/short tears, otherwise in fine condition.
Plate: 19½ x 12¼ in. (495 x 311 mm)
Sheet: 39 5/8 x 26 5/16 in. (1006 x 668 mm)
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