An album of fifty paintings depicting birds, insects and other creatures
Company School, Northern India, circa 1830
watercolours on paper watermarked J Whatman 1827, the subjects comprising 21 pages depicting birds, 1 of a butterfly alighting on a flower, 15 of butterflies, 11 of reptiles and insects, including lizards and scorpions, and 2 of bats, some pages with numbering in top-right corner, contemporary calf, blind-stamped with gilt frieze around edges, cartouche on front cover with F. W. Faber, 1831 and India on spine
223 x 185 mm.
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