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Diversae Avium Species: V.4-246

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Current Location: In storage


Diversae Avium Species
Various Birds and Beasts Drawn from the Life by Francis Barlow
Three doves and a dovecote


Printmaker: Terasson, H.
Publisher: Cooper, Edward
Draughtsman: Barlow, Francis (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1879) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur


18th Century
Circa 1718 - Circa 1725


Unrecorded early state of the title which is first recorded by Globe for the edition of 'Various Birds' published by Robert Sayer, c.1750, and then reused as Plate no. 9 in an edition issued by Thomas Bowles, c.1755 (Globe 516). Cooper published an edition c.1718 with a very different titleplate engraved by Francis Place, with two eagles and olive branches.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: V.4-246
Primary reference Number: 178287
Globe: see 516
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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