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"Streaked Warbler"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 17.8 x 14.1 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 273

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the right. It is depicted perched on a tree stump with some vegetation, which is set on a green base with stylised tufts of grass, against a plain background. The upper parts of the bird are brown overlaid with black hatched lines and black markings on the wing. The underparts are white - grey with black striations on the throat and breast. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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