John Hunter. Pinnate boronia (Boronia pinnata). nla.pic-an3149879-v. National Library of Australia

John Hunter. Shark. nla.pic-an3188594-v National Library of Australia.

John Hunter. Parrot of Norfolk Island. nla.pic-an3186696-v National Library of Australia.

The watercolor sketches of plants, fish, and birds are drawn on location in this sketchbook and done in a similar methodical way as John Hunter undertook his duties as a Navy surveyor and chartmaker. Hunter's sketchbook contains 100 watercolours of the plants, birds, and fish, of New South Wales (Australia). 1788-1790.


Artist: John Hunter.

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