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Title: Swift Parrot (Lathamus Discolor)

Creator: Raper, George

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC/9838/19 LOC Box 5 MS SR Ws 2

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Culture: British

Descriptive note: Attributed to George Raper by the National Library of Australia Pictures Branch. The drawing depicts a Yellow Pittosporum (Pittosporum revolutum) for the perch; a Daisy, probably a Brachycome (Augustifolia) on the lower left; a Pelargonium, probably a Pelargonium australe on the lower centre; a Papillionacae, probably a Gompholobium species (Grandiflorum). It is part of the library's Ducie Collection of First Fleet Art. A watermark depicts a crown, shield with horn and reads 'GR'.


Earliest date: 1789 ?

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Inscriptions: Inscribed (verso, in pencil): 4

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Language: English and Latin

Latest date: 1789 ?

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: 47.3 x 28.5 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: NLA catalogue

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