[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von], 1828-1868:The Queen Curasow. 1856]

[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
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1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Scientific illustrations, Watercolour, 176 x 226 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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