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The Cassowary
The Cassowary
Artist:
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Color Aquatint
Dimensions:
16.8 x 25.2 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.10709
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Cassowary bird walks across center field with three cassowary in right background. It has a full black back of feathers, a very long neck with two wattles hanging from it and short powerful legs. The head has a topknot and a broad beak. Palms and planted trees with a hut in front of them are in the background under a large mountain. Tropical New Guinea and Australian plants in the left foreground and in patches throughout.