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  • PIC/9838/16 LOC MS SR WS 2 Box 5
  • Raper, George, 1769-1796.
  • [King parrot (Alisterus scapularis)] [picture]
  • [1788?] 1 drawing : watercolour ; 45.9 x 30.4 cm.
  • Part of The Ducie collection of First Fleet art [picture] 1788.
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Creator
Raper, George, 1769-1796.
Title
[King parrot (Alisterus scapularis)] [picture] / [George Raper].
Date
[1788?]
Extent
1 drawing : watercolour ; 45.9 x 30.4 cm.
Context
Part of Raper, George, 1769-1796. The Ducie collection of First Fleet art [picture]
Series
  • Raper, George, 1769-1796. Ducie collection of First Fleet art.
Notes
Title devised by cataloguer based on information supplied by vendors' agent.

Attributed to George Raper by National Library of Australia Pictures Branch.

Part of the collection: The Ducie collection of First Fleet art.

Inscription: "5"--In pencil on verso.

Watermark: I taylor.

Plants: Eucalyptus species for the perch.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn357920.

Purchased from the Ducie/Moreton family, October 2005.

Used as the basis for: King parrot (Alisterus scapularis) / John Hunter, no. 33 in his: Birds & flowers of New South Wales drawn on the spot in 1788, '89 and '90, located in the National Library of Australia Pictures collection.

Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012. .

Exhibited: "National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries". Touring exhibition December 2005 - August 2007, organised by the National Library of Australia. AuCNL
Subject
  • Australian king parrot -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
  • Birds -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
  • Flowers -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
  • Eucalyptus -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors
  • Raper, George, 1769-1796.
Identifier
nla.pic-vn3579209
Bib id
vn3579209
Call number(s)
  • PIC/9838/16 LOC MS SR WS 2 Box 5 *
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