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[King parrot (Alisterus scapularis)] [picture] / [George Raper]
Bib ID 3579209
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Raper, George, 1769-1796
 
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Description [1788?] 
1 drawing : watercolour ; 45.9 x 30.4 cm. 
Series

Raper, George, 1769-1796. Ducie collection of First Fleet art.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information supplied by vendors' agent.

Attributed to George Raper by National Library of Australia Pictures Branch.

Part of the collection: The Ducie collection of First Fleet art.

Inscription: "5"--In pencil on verso.

Watermark: I taylor.

Plants: Eucalyptus species for the perch.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-150068793

Related Material Used as the basis for: King parrot (Alisterus scapularis) / John Hunter, no. 33 in his: Birds & flowers of New South Wales drawn on the spot in 1788, '89 and '90, located in the National Library of Australia Pictures collection. 
Source of Acquisition Purchased from the Ducie/Moreton family, October 2005. 
Subjects Australian king parrot -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.  |  Birds -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.  |  Flowers -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.  |  Eucalyptus -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Raper, George, 1769-1796
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012.  Exhibited: "National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries". Touring exhibition December 2005 - August 2007, organised by the National Library of Australia. 

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