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"Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 13.7 x 16.4 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 240

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the left, leaning forwards with its wings outstretched. It is perched on a tree branch against a plain background. The bird is predominantly pale brown overlaid with darker hatched lines, and paler underneath with a yellow belly and brown wings. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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