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"Banksian Cockatoo", native name "Karrot"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [Between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 37.2 x 22.7 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 140


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Bird in profile, facing to the right, perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird has a crested head and is predominantly black in colour, with a yellow tuft beind the eye and yellow crescent shaped markings on the breast. The underside of some tail feathers is yellow. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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