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