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Mandarin ducks (Aix galericulata), by Youqua

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An image of Album. Birds. Mandarin ducks (Aix galericulata). A male and female. Youqua (Chinese, ac.1840-1870). Watercolour, bodycolour and ink with heightening in white on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper. Height 250 mm, width 337 mm. Part album containing 12 watercolours on pith paper, 4171. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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Album. Birds. Mandarin ducks (Aix galericulata). A male and female. Youqua (Chinese, ac.1840-1870). Watercolour, bodycolour and ink with heightening in white on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper. Height 250 mm, width 337 mm. Part album containing 12 watercolours on pith paper, 4171. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.

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  • Accession Number: 4171(7)
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 788 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 118.96kB
  • Exposure time: 1/15
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2011:06:15 15:30:59

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19th Century album birds Chinese duck pond ducks Fitz_PDP mandarin ducks ornithological ornithology paper pith paper Youqua

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