JCB Archive of Early American Images
JCB call number:
D731 C359n / 3-SIZE
Cistus flore Periclymini. Parus cristatus. The crested Titmous.
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[Mark Catesby, W. Innys, R. Manby, Mr. Haksbee]
plate 57; vol.1
etching, hand coloring
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24.7 cm. (platemark)
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Crested titmouse on an upright or swamp honeysuckle.
Catesby, Mark , 1683-1749
The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants ...
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Printed at the Expence of the Author; and Sold by W. Innys and R. Manby, ... by Mr. Hauksbee, ... and by the Author ...
Identified as Parus cristatus, a crested tit (native to Europe), this is more likely a tufted titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor.Scientific name of the swamp honeysuckle: Rhododendron viscosum.Catesby's monogram is included on this plate.
Acquired in 1929.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
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