Fishing Cat - Artist unknown

The Hardwicke Drawings Collection - Artist unknown
Fishing cat (Felis viverrina), c.1820.
Watercolour on paper, 547 x 440 mm.

The Thomas Hardwicke (1755-1835) collection of drawings of Indian wildlife represents a lifetime's enthusiasm for the natural wonders of India. This spectacular collection had an important legacy inspiring other naturalists to learn more about the animals and plants of India.

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