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Collection Nature Print Collection
Catalog Number 2015.21.8
Object Name Painting
Description "Common Eel," watercolor on paper, study for Plate VII from "The Fresh-Water Fishes of Great Britain" by Sarah Bowdich. London: for the Authoress (Mrs. T. Edward Bowdich), 27, Burton Street, Burton Crescent; Ackermann and Col., 96, Strand. No. VI, February 1833.

Inscriptions: (bottom, in ink): N. 7. Common Eel. 1/2 natl. size S. Bowdich del.
Title Common Eel, study for Plate VII from The Fresh-Water Fishes of Great Britain
Date 1833
Role of Creator Artist
Creator Bowdich, Sarah
Medium watercolor
Material paper
Dimensions H-11.75 W-13.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Michael Kogan
Place of Origin Europe/England/London
Subjects Illustration, Ichthyological