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Title: Bird of Providence, or Mount Pitt Bird, Norfolk Island

Creator: Hunter, John

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC T1243 NK2039/87 LOC MS SR

Title type: inscribed

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Culture: British

Descriptive note: The watercolour is No. 87 in the artist's Birds & Flowers of New South Wales Drawn on the Spot in 1788, '89 & '90. It depicts a Providence petrel (Pterodroma solandri) or Wedge-tailed shearwater (Puffinus pacificus), and is part of the library's Rex Nan Kivell Collection (NK2039/87).


Earliest date: 1790 ?

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Inscriptions: Inscribed (upper right): No. 7; (lower right) 1/4 of the natl. size.

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Language: English

Latest date: 1790 ?

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: 22.3 x 18.3 cm

Object work type: watercolour


Record source: NLA catalogue

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