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"Blue and White Crow", native name "Karrook"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 30.9 x 21.1cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 145

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the right and perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird is predominantly black and white, with dark blue in its wings and at the end of the tail and white highlights. Some of the wing feathers are brown. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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