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[Raper, George] ca 1769-1797 :[White gallinule - Porphyria albus albus - the White rail of Lord Howe Island. Between 1788 and 1790] 2/4 less Nat[ura]l size.

Reference Number: E-327-f-022

Shows two specimens of the white gallinule (Porphyrio albus albus - now extinct), a type of rail, of Lord Howe Island. One specimen is pure white, the other white with blue markings on head, neck and wings

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to George Raper, Lord Howe Island, Birds - Australia - New South Wales, Rails (Birds) and Porphyrio albus albus.

Part of:
Raper, George 1768?-1797? :Birds of Australia and South Seas. Original drawings. 1788-1790. E Cane, collector, Reference Number E-327-f (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & ink on sheet 460 x 310 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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