[Three hand coloured bird etchings by J. W. Lewin]

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Record title

[Three hand coloured bird etchings by J. W. Lewin]

Call numbers

PXE 672

Record identifier

1JkjgkVY

[Three hand coloured bird etchings by J. W. Lewin]

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[Three hand coloured bird etchings by J. W. Lewin]

Full title

[Three hand coloured bird etchings by J. W. Lewin]

Date

ca. 1805

Call Numbers

PXE 672

Record Identifier

1JkjgkVY

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Physical Description

Contents

3 prints - 37.6 x 27.4 cm. - hand coloured etchings, sewn into a booklet of 8 leaves.

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Series

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Physical Access Conditions

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Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

5. "Rock Warblar" 28.8 x 21.2 cm plate; 30.4 x 22.9 cm sheet trimmed
9. "Orange breast'd thrush" 28.8 x 21.2 cm plate; 30.2 x 23 cm sheet trimmed
13. "Black thrown'd thrush" 28.7 x 21.4 cm plate; 30.3 x 23 cm sheet trimmed

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Full title

[Three hand coloured bird etchings by J. W. Lewin]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

"Rock Warblar" is an earlier state of "Solitary Warbler" plate 16 in J. W. Lewin, Birds of New Holland, 1808, (Location no. MSS ZC943 Mitchell Library) & "Rock Warbler" plate 3 in J. W. Lewin, Birds of New South Wales, 1813, (Location no. MSS ZC810 Mitchell Library)
"Orange breasted thrush" is an earlier state of "Orange-breasted thrush" plate 8...

Signature / Inscriptions

Stamp of Linnean Society of NSW is on p. 1
Also on p. 1 is inscribed in ink "Alex Mcleay"
"Rock Warblar" head of p. 3; followed by descriptive text
"Orange Breasted thrush" head of p. 7; followed by descriptive text
"Black crown'd thrush" head of p. 11; followed by descriptive text
Descriptive text is hand written, and notes the phys...

Date note

ca. 1805, dated between year bird specimens were shot (noted in text accompanying etchings) and the publication of Lewin's Birds of New Holland, 1808. Location no. MSS ZC943 Mitchell Library

Conservation note

Spine repaired, January 2011

Booklet was once bound between 2 boards which are now loose.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Deposited by the Linnean Society of New South Wales on permanent loan, 1970; subsequently presented to the Library, 1993

Exhibited in

Lewin: Wild Art

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXE 672

Record Identifier

1JkjgkVY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1JkjgkVY

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Reference code

63768

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