[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von], 1828-1868:The Queen Curasow. 1856]
Drawing a female Great Curassow, a large pheasant like bird with foward-curling feathers (barred with black & white) on its head, vermiculated black head and black, reddish brown and cinnamon plumage barred with white and black, and cinnamon coloured underparts. The long blackish brown tail is barred white. There is a blackish brown knob on the bill and the tip is yellow.
Other Titles - Great Curassow
Other Titles - Crax rubra
Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - The Queen Curasow (ink). Page 348 (pencil); Recto - beneath image - Oct 2 1856; Recto - top right - 21. Crox - [female symbol] - ?
Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).
Physical Description: Watercolour, 176 x 226 mm
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Scientific illustrations, Watercolour, 176 x 226 mm, Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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