John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia

John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Abbot, John, 1751-1840
Title: John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia
Dates: approximately 1819-1826
Quantity: 3.0 items 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2970

Biographical/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 Note

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


Index Terms

Birds--Pictorial works.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John Abbot original watercolor drawings of birds of Georgia, ms 2970, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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