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"Black-eyed Creeper"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [Between 1788-1797]
Dimensions: 21.9 x 17.7 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 180


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Bird in profile, facing to the left, perched on a tree branch against a plain background. The bird has a black bill, with a black patch that extends from the bill to around the eye. There is some white above this mark. The crown, back and wing are yellow to brown, and the throat, breast and belly are white. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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