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Un-named flowering tree or shrub

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 32.8 x 21 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 464


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  • Port Jackson Painter]
  • The drawing is inscribed in blue pencil at top right with the number "399", which refers to the pre-1984 numbering system for the Watling Collection.
  • The drawing is annotated in black ink at centre left alongside the detail of a branch "Natural size", beneath a detail of stamens "Natl size", and at bottom "This tree is found near the sea shore about Eighteen or twenty feet in heigth Blossoms in December".
  • The drawing is unsigned and undated.
  • 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 12464
  • James Lee of Kensington : purchased ; 1902
  • Data sheet available