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"Scarlet and Green Parrot, native name "Wellat"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [Between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 23.2 x 22.4 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 136

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the right, perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird is green except for the rump which is blue, and the belly which is red; there are red spots on the green breast. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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