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"Bonnet Warbler"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 21.4 x 17.1 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 283

 

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Bird depicted in frontal view, its body turned slightly to the left and its head in profile to the right. It is perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird has a black crown and a white throat. The underparts are predominantly yellow - white, and the upper parts are brown with black markings and overlaid with white detail. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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