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"Rose-winged Flycatcher"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 18.9 x 15.4 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 258


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Bird facing to the right, seen from the back with its head in profile. It is perched on a branch against a plain background. The upper parts of the bird are predominantly yellow brown overlaid with black hatched lines, with black markings on the top of the head and orange - chestnut brown patches on the wings and tail. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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