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Mollusk

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 10.8 x 12.3 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 394

 

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Ovoid-shaped shell, depicted from above with the spire pointing downwards and what appears to be part of the brown mollusk protruding from underneath at the top. It is casting a slight shadow to the left but the background is otherwise plain. The shell is pale grey with a brown pattern.

 

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