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John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia

John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia
Creator: Abbot, John, 1751-1840
Inclusive Dates: 1819-1826
Language: English
Extent: 3 item(s) 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2970
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Abbot (1751-1840) was a naturalist and artist. He collected, observed, and drew insects, arachnids, and birds. He was a native of England, moved to America in 1773 and Georgia in 1776.

For further information, see the article "John Abbot (1751-ca. 1840)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three watercolor drawings, undated, by John Abbot. The drawings are "Purple Grakle," "Green Flycatcher," and "Crested Merganser."


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia, ms2970, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Birds -- Pictorial works.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11-3Watercolor drawings, 1819-1826
Acadian Flycatcher Purple Grakle Crested Merganser