image ms_131_77
Image number: RS.9375
Credit: © The Royal Society
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Hoopoe bird

Date

17th century

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 286mm
width (painting): 202mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology
Biology
   > Natural history

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Study of the Hoopoe [Upupa epops], side view posed on a perch. Inscribed above "Upupa" and below "begun f. H.Hunt".

Associated place