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Northern Cardinal

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The cardinal, or red bird as Catesby referred to it in plate 38 of volume one of his The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1731-1743), is found in North and South America and is known for its distinctive red plumage. Edwards does not appear to have included the cardinal in his A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, although he probably copied it from Mark Catesby’s original depiction made in the 1720s. The drawing is not numbered or inscribed in any way.

  • 9 ¾” height by 8.9” width
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