Raper, George, 1769-1797: Pigeon of Norfolk Island 1/3 Less Natural Size. Geo. Raper. 1790 [Norfolk Island pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae spadicea)]

Raper, George, 1769-1797: Pigeon of Norfolk Island 1/3 Less Natural Size. Geo. Raper. 1790 [Norfolk Island pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae spadicea)]
Date
1790
By
Raper, George, 1769-1797
Ref
E-327-f-001
Description
Norfolk Island pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae spadicea), an extinct subspecies of the New Zealand pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae). Specimen depicted perched on a branch. Title supplied by Library incorporating transcription from item. Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - "PIGEON of NORFOLK ISLAND 1/3 Less Natural Size. Geo. Raper. 1790" [ink] Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour, gold paint, and ink on laid paper, 410 x 253 mm.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Scientific illustrations, Watercolour, gold paint, and ink on laid paper, 410 x 253 mm.
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