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"Bearded Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 16.4 x 17.4 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 235


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Bird in profile, facing to the right, perched on a branch with leaves attached against a plain background. The bird has a yellow crown and underparts, with a black band across the eye and projecting down towards the neck. The upper parts are dark brown heavily overlaid with black hatched lines. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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