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"Boobook Owl"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 21.2 x 16.9 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 114

 

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Bird perched on tree stump which is set on pale-green to yellow base, facing to the left, against a plain background. The bird is brown with yellow and grey markings. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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