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King bird of paradise

1986.0117.4194

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Type

Collection

Dimensions

W 88mm x H 139mm

Material

Physical Description

A colour postcard featuring an image of a red bird with white, green, purple and yellow markings which is sitting on a tree branch with hills and a body of water in the background. Its tail consists of two long thin feathers which end in green curls. This represents an adult male King Bird of Paradise. Printed text at the bottom reads "The King Bird of Paradise." Printed text on the back reads "Art Series - Copyright." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.

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