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  • Title
    Thick billd [i.e. billed] thrush, inhabits New Zealand, Dusky Bay & Queen Charlotte Sound, called Golobeoo, 1820 / by Richard Read Senior
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  • Physical Description
    1 watercolour - image 42.9 x 29.4 cm., on board 45.3 x 35.4 cm
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Probably South Island Thrush or Piopio (turnagra capensis). Forster procured it at both Dusky Sound & Queen Charlotte Sound in 1773 (On Cook's second voyage, George Forster was responsible for drawing the birds while his father, Johann Reinhold Forster provided descriptions and classified them)

    Copy print available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
    Digital order no:a1528519
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    Titled at lower centre. Above title is inscribed "Drawn from nature by R. Read, Sen, 1820 N.S. Wales"
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