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[Dan ding he = Red-crowned crane]
[丹頂鶴 = Red-crowned crane]
Bib ID 7289817
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
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Description [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1820 and 1840?] 
1 painting : watercolour ; 23 x 32 cm 
Series

Pith painting and trade art collections.

Summary

Chinese watercolour paintings on pith in a 19th century scrapbook showing birds.

Notes

Original painting on pith paper.

Part of the collection: Rice drawings, 1840?

Title devised by cataloguer based on the image.

Watercolour on pith paper backed on plain paper, pasted down with pink ribbon ; from a scrapbook album with a leather title labelled "Rice drawings".

The scrapbook album belonged to the Reverend William Tew, who was a Protestant minister in County Kildare, Ireland, in the late 18th and early 19th century. Opposite is written in a neat hand, Hester Tew and dated January 6, 1840.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-359944878

Subjects China trade watercolor painting.  |  Watercolor painting, Chinese -- 19th century.  |  Birds in art.  |  Japanese crane -- Pictorial works.
Also Titled

Red-crowned crane

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CHRB 759.951 R495 (3)
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