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PLATE 38 - VERZAMELING VAN UITLANDSCHE EN ZELDZAMME
Johann MICHAEL SELIGMANN* (1720 - 62) PUBLISHED IN AMSTERDAM, 1772
IMAGE BY MARK CATESBY (1683 - 1749) FROM
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CAROLINA, FLORIDA AND THE BAHAMA ISLANDS. (1729-42)
REWORKED & ENGRAVED BY SELIGMANN FOR THE SUBJECT PUBLICATION

THE KINGFISHER - DER PISVOGEL

                                                                                      
Mark Catesby - The Kingfisher on NARROW-LEAVED or CAROLINA CANDLE-BERRY MYRTLE Myrica caarolinensis, Myrica serifera, Myrica latifolia

THE KING-FISHER
Now: BELTED KINGFISHER - Megaceryle alcyon
on NARROW-LEAVED or CAROLINA CANDLE-BERRY MYRTLE
Myrica carolinensis, Myrica serifera, Myrica latifolia and as many other names as there are botanists

Seligmann's description and the remarkably well preserved original print from which this image was taken, both show that the colours seen
above had been intentionally brightened beyond their natural hue, probably in order to make the publication more attractive to subscribers.


IMAGE REF: CAT001

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Also available with all or part of the titles and script deleted.

MARK CATESBY'S KINGFISHER - THE UNRESTORED ORIGINAL IMAGE AS PUBLISHED IN
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CAROLINA, FLORIDA AND THE BAHAMA ISLANDS,
LONDON 1731

Mark Catesby - Belted Kingfisher

Seligmann reduced the overall size of this image so as to fit within his smaller publication.

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