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Red Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisaea raggiana), Papua New Guinea, 1917 [picture] / Ellis Rowan
Bib ID 2687189
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Rowan, Ellis, 1848-1922
 
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Description 1917 
1 painting : watercolour ; 76.0 x 55.7 cm. 
Series

Flower and bird paintings.

Notes

Watercolour signed by artist.

Ellis Rowan Papuan Collection 275/236.

Condition: Good.

Also called: "Count Raggi's bird of paradise".

"The common bird-of-paradise of southern and southeast Papua New Guinea. It lives in broken and disturbed rainforest and tall forest edge at lowland altitudes up to about 1500 m."--Accompanying notes.

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

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138746118

R1963.

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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