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Mountain Bee-eater (Rainbow Bee-eater)
(c. 1804-1806)
plate 2 from A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales, published by J. H. Bohte, London, 1822

etching hand-coloured with watercolour, gouache and tinted gum arabic
29.0 × 21.3 cm (image and plate) 36.1 × 26.6 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
printed in ink u.c.: Pl.II.
printed in ink l.c.r.: J.W. Lewin. New.. South .. Wales
Accession Number
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by the Stuart Leslie Foundation, 2013
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display