The Night Hawk ... taken in the month of July 1807, in New South Wales / [watercolour of a Juvenile...

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The Night Hawk ... taken in the month of July 1807, in New South Wales / [watercolour of a Juvenile Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) attributed to John William Lewin]

Call numbers

V/112

Record identifier

nvg8Ad01

The Night Hawk ... taken in the month of July 1807, in New South Wales / [watercolour of a Juvenile Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) attributed to John William Lewin]

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The Night Hawk ... taken in the month of July 1807, in New South Wales / [watercolour of a Juvenile Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) attributed to John William Lewin]

Full title

The Night Hawk ... taken in the month of July 1807, in New South Wales / [watercolour of a Juvenile Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) attributed to John William Lewin]

Date

1807

Call Numbers

V/112

Record Identifier

nvg8Ad01

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Physical Description

Contents

Drawings - 29.8 x 47.8 cm. - wash drawing on card

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Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Artist died before 1955

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

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Full title

The Night Hawk ... taken in the month of July 1807, in New South Wales / [watercolour of a Juvenile Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) attributed to John William Lewin]

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NOTES

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Signature / Inscriptions

"The Night Hawk - Drawn agreeable to the natural size of the Bird, or [?] so [?] it [?] / Its food (which consists chiefly of Bats Beetles [?] [?] such as fly on [in?] the Evening.) as / soon as Twilight commences & sleeps the [...] of the day - it sometimes devours Chickens / and small Birds if they happen to fall on his way - from the size of the...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Provenance: William Bligh, fourth Governor of New South Wales, and family descent.
Purchased March 2005

Exhibited in

Politics & Power: Bligh's Sydney Rebellion 1808

Lewin: Wild Art

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Call Numbers

V/112

Record Identifier

nvg8Ad01

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Reference code

404782

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