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Rothschild's Bird-of-Paradise, or Rothschild's Astrapia (Astrapia rothschildi), Papua New Guinea, 1917 [picture] / Ellis Rowan
Bib ID 1165239
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Rowan, Ellis, 1848-1922
 
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Description 1917 
1 painting : watercolour ; 76.4 x 56.1 cm. 
Series

Flower and bird paintings.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from ornithologist from the CSIRO. See acquisition file number NLA/15115.

Watercolour signed by artist.

Inscription on reverse: Astrapia nigra.

Ellis Rowan Papuan Collection 275/222.

Condition: Good.

"Restricted to the montane rainforests of the Huon Peninsula, between Lae and Madang, in northeast Papua New Guinea. Male and female."--Accompanying notes.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138748166

R1949.

Subjects Birds -- Papua New Guinea -- Pictorial works.  |  Birds of paradise -- Papua New Guinea -- Pictorial works.  |  Picture -- Ellis Rowan.
Exhibited Exhibited: The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan, National Library of Australia Travelling Exhibition, September 2003-2005. 

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