Show Work

Title: Tropic Bird, Norfolk Island

Creator: Hunter, John

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC T1237 NK2039/81 LOC MS SR

Title type: inscribed

Attribution qualifier:


Culture: British

Descriptive note: The watercolour is No. 81 in the artist's Birds & Flowers of New South Wales Drawn on the Spot in 1788, '89 & '90. It depicts a Red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda), and is part of the library's Rex Nan Kivell Collection (Nk2039/81).


Earliest date: 1790 ?

Extent creator:

Inscriptions: Inscribed (upper right): No. 4; (lower right) 1/4 of the natl. size.

Label related work:

Language: English

Latest date: 1790 ?

Link related work:

Link resource:

Materials techniques: watercolour

Materials techniques 2:

Measurements: 22.3 x 18.3 cm

Object work type: watercolour


Record source: NLA catalogue

Record type: item

Related work:

Rights for work:

Source of title:



Subject term:

| Back