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Jasminum luteum. The yellow Jeffamy; Muscicapa nigrescens. The blackcap Flycatcher. Tab. 53.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Etching handcolored,

    DATE: 1731.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 20 5/16 x 14 1/8" (358 x 516 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Plants:…’ Engravings by Catesby, published in London 1731-1743 (first edition), 1751-1755 (second edition), 1771-1775 (third edition) c.1800 (fourth edition). This particular impression is from the first edition.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color. Two small bits of paper missing from the upper and lower left paper edge.