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Acres, Avis 1910-1995 :They found a poor little grey bird - caught fast by the wings. [1956-57].

Reference Number: B-087-022

Shows white-fronted grey robin caught by the sticky fruit of the parapara tree bottom left, Hutu and Kawa, and Ra and Ta approach on the ground from bottom right, while three manuka fairies hover around in centre, and two green elves stand on a branch at top left.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Book illustrations and Watercolours, related to Avis Acres, Avis Acres, Manuka, Pohutukawa, Fictitious characters, Fairies, North Island robin, Parapara, Children's literature and Rata.

Part of:
Acres, Avis 1910-1995 :[Original illustrations for "Hutu and Kawa find an island". 1956-57]., Reference Number B-087-020/024 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 340 x 275 mm.. Vertical imageArt works

Historical Notes: Dated 1956-57, as book, " Hutu and Kawa find an island" was published in 1957.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [Title]; Recto - bottom right: A.A.

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