im sure someone already made a photoset of these but oh my god
Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) extinct
- Study for Havell pl. 26, ca. 1825. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card; 29 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. Courtesy of the New York Historical Society.
I’ve been sitting on this (read: consistently forgetting about it) for like two weeks, oops