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Common Buzzard, Female. Plate 6.

  • ARTIST: Prideaux John Selby

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Archibald Constable & Co. and Hurst Robinson & Co. London.

  • MEDIUM: Etching handcolored,

    DATE: 1821-1834.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 25 1/8 x 20 7/16" (63.8 x 51.9 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology" drawn by Prideaux John Selby and mostly etched by his brother-in-law Captain Mitford. Printed by W. H. Lizars in Edinburgh.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Watermark in paper "J Whatman Turkey Mill 1821." Initialed in plate P over S lower right, likely the artist's initials.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with full original color, a small stain lower left below image.

  • REFERENCE: Sitwell, Fine Bird Books 1700-1900. p.141 Selby.