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Image of Trumpeter Swan Frontispiece, "Bishop's Birds"

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Richard E. Bishop
American (Syracuse, NY, 1887 - 1975, Plymouth Meeting, PA) Primary



Trumpeter Swan Frontispiece, "Bishop's Birds"

1936
Aquatint

Plate
9.75 x 7 in. (24.765 x 17.78 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.314
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
  • animals
  • aquatints - Prints produced from designs created by the aquatint process, by which a printing plate is covered with a coating and etched with acid so as to create a range of tonal values, often combined with line work. The resulting print resembling a watercolor.
  • Cygnus - Members of the genus containing several living species and at least 10 extinct species of large waterfowl characterized by long-necks, heavy-bodies, large feet, graceful swimming style, and flying with slow wingbeats and with necks outstretched. Many swans are white. Swans are revered in many religions and cultures, especially Hinduism. They are common symbols in art around the world.
  • lakes - Bodies of fresh or salt water surrounded by land.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 9.75 x 7 in. (24.765 x 17.78 cm)

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