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Image number: RS.9377
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Vietnamese pot-bellied pig

Date

4 August 1693

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (drawing): 182mm
width (drawing): 295mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Study of sow inscribed: “An East Indian sow keept by Justus Conyers at Waltham ‘stoe & there drawn August 4th 1693 f. H.Hunt. being almost Naked all over only some few piles of heire on y. upper parts and y. skin as black as a Negro.” Watermarked “OMPANY”

Associated place

<The World>
   > Asia
      > Vietnam