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"Crimson-breasted Warbler"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 14.4 x 13 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 281

 

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Bird seen in frontal view, its body turned slightly to the left and its head in profile facing right. It is depicted perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird has a blue head, back and wings, a red breast, and a white belly. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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