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  • Title
    Item 03: A Young Mount Pitt bird - natural size [Petrel], ca 1792 / Sydney Bird Painter
  • Call number
    SAFE/PXD 680/no. 3
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1792
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    1 drawing - watercolour with gum arabic on laid paper with a Whatman design watercolour - 47.9 x 30.2 cm
  • Source
    Purchased Dec. 1994
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Artist died before 1955.
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Dated by comparison with a volume of bird illustrations by the same artist in the Mitchell Library Pictures collection at ZPXD 226; f.4 is dated 1792 - f.81 is dated 1791
    See PXn 882
    Colour transparency digitised 1998
    Digital order no:a1763003
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    A young Mount Pitt bird - natural size -- inscribed underneath image in ink traced over pencil
    one feather drawn of the natural size -- inscribed at upper right in ink traced over pencil
    25 -- inscribed in ink on reverse at upper right corner
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