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Goat, A, Dog, Turkeys, Fowls, Cats, & Guinea Pigs, (painting)

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Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
"The painting of an extraordinary late discovered animal is interesting and beautiful: we understand that the original is in the possession of Mr. Gillery,who killed it, and means to present it to the Royal Society. We recommend that, if pos- sible, different views of it might be taken." [P. 302; Gottesman adds in footnote:] "the New York Daily Advertiser, December 4, 1802: 'To the editor of the Daily Advertiser - Sir, having been informed that Mr. D. M'Gillevray, a gentleman from Canada, had in his possession, the skin of a non-descript animal, I made application to him, for leave to make a drawing of it, to enrich the Columbian Gallery. He very politely indulged my request, and at my solicitation, has favoured me with the following account, which elucidates the drawing, and which may gratify the public curiosity. E. Savage.' A two- column description of 'My-Attic, or Mountain Ram' follows this letter." [P. 302.]
New-York, April 6, 1802. Columbian Gallery. At the Pantheon, No. 80, Greenwich-Street, near the Battery.
Control number:
AECI 01650053
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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