Artist Prideaux John Selby, English, 1788-1867
Title
  • Greenshank
  • Illustrations of British Ornithology, Vol. II, Water Birds (series title)
Date ca. 1833
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink, colored by hand on off-white wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 15 5/8 × 10 7/8 inches (39.7 × 27.6 cm)
Sheet: 25 5/8 × 20 3/8 inches (65.1 × 51.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Alan Darr and Mollie Fletcher in memory of Tracey Albainy
Accession Number 2008.14
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left of image: PJSelby
Marks Watermark: J WHATMAN | 1827
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: GREENSHANK
Inscribed, upper right: PLATE XIX.
2008-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)