The ‘Bundi dodo’: a drawing copying European animals – a curious byway in nineteenth century Indian art

@article{Cheke2016TheD,
  title={The ‘Bundi dodo’: a drawing copying European animals – a curious byway in nineteenth century Indian art},
  author={Anthony S. Cheke and Jolyon C. Parish},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={28},
  pages={1002 - 990}
}
Abstract A nineteenth-century Indian sheet of sketches showing a dodo Raphus cucullatus and other animals is shown to consist of copies of wood engravings from British popular animal books from the early to mid-1800s, and has no connection with Mansur’s classic dodo from 1624. 

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