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"Sooty Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.2 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 226


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Bird in profile, facing to the right, perched on a tree stump on a green - yellow base against a plain background. The bird is predominantly brown overlaid with black hatched lines, paler at the throat and tail feathers, and with darker patches on the breast. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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