Natural History - Birds - Common snipe
Vintage engraving of a common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) is a small, stocky wader native to the Old World. Familiar Wild Birds by W Swaysland
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Royal Windsor Horse Show - Grade C Jumping Contest - Miss A. Townsend
Miss A. Townsend taking her Snipe V over a wall jump in Section Two of the Grade C jumping competition at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
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Snipe or trumpet fish, Macroramphosus scolopax
Snipe or trumpet fish, Macroramphosus scolopax, and Grooved razorfish, Centriscus scutatus.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
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