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Title: Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax Caledonicus)

Creator: Raper, George

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC/9838/5 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 Caladenia carnea (pink fingers) on the left; a Carpobrotus glaucescens, centre; and a Viola hederacea on the left. The drawing is part of the library's Ducie Collection of First Fleet Art. A watermark depicts a Fleur de Lys shield and reads 'GR'.


Earliest date: 1789 ?

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Inscriptions: Inscribed (verso, in pencil): 6

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Language: English and Latin

Latest date: 1789 ?

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Materials techniques: watercolour

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Measurements: 47.9 x 29.8 cm

Object work type: drawing


Record source: NLA catalogue

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