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Un-named Tree

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 33.5 x 23.1 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 460

 

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  • Port Jackson Painter]
  • The drawing is inscribed in blue pencil at top right with the number "395", which refers to the pre-1984 numbering system for the Watling Collection.
  • The drawing is annotated in brown ink at top left "January" and alongside the detail of the branch "Natural size", at centre alongside a detail of the flower "Natl size", and at bottom "Grows to a tree about 30 or 40 feet in heigth & found near the sea shore".
  • The drawing is unsigned and undated.
  • The author of this catalogue record is Suzanne Stenning.
  • By permission of the trustees of the Natural History Museum (London)
  • Two sets of transparencies held in the Natural History Museum (London) Zoology Library and Picture Library: Picture Library reference number 12460
  • James Lee of Kensington : purchased ; 1902
  • Data sheet available