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Vultures. 'A post mortem examination wherein the doctors have perfectly agreed how to treat the subject'. Pencil.

Vultures. 'A post mortem examination wherein the doctors have perfectly agreed how to treat the subject'. Pencil.

Artist: Phillips, Joseph Scott (1812-1884)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1833

Shelfmark: WD 4163

Item number: 61

Length: 18

Width: 27.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil drawing of vultures by Joseph Scott Phillips (1812-1884) in 1833. This is from an album of drawings (46 folios) made in 1833 while Phillips was a supernumerary Second-Lieutenant at Dum Dum. They are mostly views, some covering a trip through the Sunderbans to Dacca, in pencil or water-colour, with a few removed, leaving inscriptions.

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