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William Lewin: Paintings of British Birds' Eggs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6300

Scope and Contents

A series of paintings of the eggs of British birds made from the specimens in the Portland museum, 97 folios. There is an index at fo. 91.


  • Creation: 1789-1798 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was formerly the property of William Constable of Burton Constable, Yorkshire, and was part of the Burton Constable sale of 1889. Presented to the Library by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.

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