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ID: 700001775Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Fish from New Zealand, A (watercolor (painting); Unknown painter; ca. 1777; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; 2003-0016-1)
Note: This copy of Georg’s drawing of Notoclinus fenestratus, the hetarua or New Zealand topknot, is from a set of thirty-two works commissioned by the Forsters for presentation to George III. An acrimonious dispute with the Admiralty meant that the Forsters’ images never reached their intended audience.
Fish from New Zealand, A (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
watercolor (painting) [300078925] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Visual Works (hierarchy name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, paintings (visual works), <paintings by material or technique>)

paintings (preferred)

Creation Date: ca. 1777

Creator Display:
Unknown painter [preferred,VP]
unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
draftsman Forster, Georg (German writer and politician, 1754-1794) [500317826]
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 2003-0016-1
Credit Line: Purchased 2003
Display Materials: gouache on vellum
gouache (paint) [300070114]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint, watercolor (paint))
vellum (paper) [300250699]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (matter), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber products>, fiber products, paper (fiber product), <paper by form>)

Dimensions: Image 268 (Height) x 312 (Width) mm; Mat 407 (Height) x 457 (Width) mm
European (preferred)

General Subject:
animals (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
fish (animals) [300266085]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum)) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Fish from New Zealand, A........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-)
Subject: ....... [VP]
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-)
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