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dc.contributor.authorBrowne, T. R. (T. Richard), 1776-1824
dc.coverage.spatialState Library of New South Wales. Mitchell Library
dc.date.accessioned2008-12-07T21:23:49Z
dc.date.available2008-12-07T21:23:49Z
dc.date.created1813
dc.date.issued2008-12-07T21:23:49Z
dc.identifier.othercgjc1687
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2262/25990
dc.descriptionThomas Skottowe of the 73 (Highland) Regiment of Foot was Commandant of the Newcastle penal settlement from 1811 to 1814. While in Newcastle, Skottowe organised the collection and drawing of specimens for this manuscript. He was also responsible for their arrangement and wrote the accompanying text. The watercolor of the lyre bird is found on page 6 of the manuscript and the accompanying description is found on page 5 as follows: 'Mamura Superba. Commonly called the Mountain Pheasant. This bird is memorable for the beautiful plumage of its tail and found amongst the rocky cliffs of the mountains of which it seems to be an inhabitant; with the exception of the tails its beauties are no more of a dusty coloured Barn Door Fowl it is said however to possess a sweet note by those who have had the pleasure of hearing it. Native name Golgol'. (acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=423725#)en
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dc.format.mediumwatercolor (paint)en
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dc.subject.lcshWatercolor painting--19th centuryen
dc.subject.lcshLyrebirdsen
dc.titleMamura Superba [lyrebird]en
dc.typeImageen
dc.format.extentdimensions24 cm x 26 cm
dc.format.supportpaper (fiber product)en
dc.subject.period19th century
dc.title.largerentitySelect Specimens / From Nature / of the / Birds Animals &c &c / of / New South Wales / Collected and Arranged / by / Thomas Skottowe Esqr. / The Drawings By T.R. Browne. N.S.W. / Newcastle / New South Wales / 1813en
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