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William Perrot Esq., of North-Leigh in Oxfordshire ...
Gul: Perrot de North-Leigh in Com Oxon Arm: Vespertilionem ingentem Asić Incolam, Canem volantem dictum, huic Museo lautč favens contulit. Cujus Animalis Naturam ex Edvardi Historia Avium Tab.180. plenius investiget Lector.
William Perrot Esq., of North-Leigh in Oxfordshire, generously gave a giant Asian bat, known as a flying dog [
], to this Museum. The reader may study this animal more fully in Edwards's
History of Birds’
, plate 180.
Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.
Year:MDCCLXI (1761); Page Number:24 (verso)