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Inscription

lower left in plate: Gallinula Americana; lower center in plate: MC; lower right in plate: Gentiana &c.; lower right in plate: MC; by later hand, lower left in graphite: The Sora or Rail; by later hand, lower right in graphite: Virginie[?]

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. George Benjamin Green, Virginia; gift to NGA, 1991.

Bibliography
1771
Catesby, Mark. The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands. London: 1771.