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"Short-winged Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 21.1 x 21.2 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 233

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the left. It is perched on an irregularly shaped grey rock, on a green - yellow base. The bird is predominantly pale brown overlaid with darker hatched lines, and is slightly greyer on its underparts with darker markings on its breast. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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