Original pen and ink drawing of a Dodo, c.1795.

Original pen and ink drawing of a Dodo, c.1795.

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£2,495.00

Description

DH202401. Dated c.1795. Size: 12.5cm x 18cm. Original pen and ink drawing with watercolour. The inscription states that 'This Bird was seen in Mauritius Sir Thomas Herbert about 1589' and it is 'near 200 years since any specimen has been brought to England'. It states that 'this drawing is made from a Dutch painting in the British Museum'. Ink writing to the verso and old fold lines. In very good condition indeed condition overall. PRICE INCLUDES POSTAGE IN THE UK. FOR WORLDWIDE SHIPPING PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A QUOTE.

 

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