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"Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 14.1 x 13.8 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 237

 

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  • Port Jackson Painter
  • It is annotated in ink at bottom "Natural size.".
  • The drawing is unsigned and undated.
  • The drawing is inscribed in ink at top right "158.". This refers to the catalogue list compiled by John Latham c. 1801 which was acquired with the drawings, and is filed with them at the end of the Watling Drawings series.
  • The drawing is annotated in pencil at top right "Thrush". This has been copied in ink at bottom, "Thrush".
  • This bird was more recently described as "indeterminable. Possibly intended for the Grey Thrush Colluricincla harmonica " in Hindwood K. A. (1970).
  • The author of this catalogue record is Suzanne Stenning.
  • By permission of the trustees of the Natural History Museum (London)
  • Two sets of transparencies held in the Natural History Museum (London) Zoology Library and Picture Library: Picture Library reference number 12237
  • James Lee of Kensington : purchased ; 1902
  • Data sheet available.
  • Hindwood K. A. 'The "Watling" drawings with incidental notes on the "Lambert" and the "Latham" drawings', Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for the years 1968-69 (1970).