Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. | Licence: Public Domain
Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. | Licence: Public Domain

[Swift parrot (Lathamus discolor)]

Date

1788 [?]

Artist

Attributed to George Raper

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From the Collection

Description

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: "4"--In pencil on verso; Watermark: Crown, shield with horn and GR; Plants: Yellow Pittosporum (Pittosporum revolutum) for the perch; Daisy, probably Brachycome (Augustifolia) lower left; Pelargonium, probably Pelargonium australe, lower centre; Papillionaceae, probably Gompholobium species (Grandiflorum). Gompholobium species identified by a National Library volunteer as Gompholobium huegelii, March 2008, see file: R08/29890. Medium: watercolour.
Additional Makers: George Raper, 1769-1796
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Image Credit

Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia.

From the Watercolour World

Location

New South Wales, Australia

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