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Title: Common Bronzewing (Phaps Chalcoptera)

Creator: Raper, George

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC/9838/11 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 Small grass-tree (Xanthorrhoea media), and is part of the library's Ducie Collection of First Fleet Art. A watermark reads 'I Taylor'.


Earliest date: 1789 ?

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Inscriptions: Inscribed (upper left, pencil): Yegol (possibly Yegal, Gegal or Gegol?); (centre left, in pencil) Durumue (cont.)(possibly Durumuc, Durumice or Durumui?); (verso, in pencil) 3

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Language: English and Latin

Latest date: 1789 ?

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Materials techniques: watercolour and metallic paint

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Measurements: 45.8 x 30.2 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: NLA catalogue

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