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Abel Chapman
Color & Light – Zebras , ca. 1913–20
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Colour & light
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While sketching zebras in Sudan, the British hunter-naturalist Abel Chapman noted that his perception of stripe patterns could change. Depending on distance and the angle of light, a zebra’s stripes could even seem to disappear.
ID: SIL28-298-01
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Art Of African Exploration ; Zebra
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