Engraving with hand coloring. 18 x 14.5 inches. One small tears at right edge, image unaffected. Shows some minor wear and staining at edges. In very good condition.
An expressive depiction of an American (or Common) Nightjar, a nocturnal New World insectivore. Plate 100 from 'Storia Naturale Degli Uccelli' (Florence, 1767).