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U005.17.9
Artist / Maker : Lansdowne, James Fenwick RCA
Title : Clapper, King and Virginia Rails
Date (Execution) : c. 1970
Geographical Origin : Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : watercolour
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : watercolours (paintings)
Visual Description : Three different kinds of birds on white paper. The largest rail is at the bottom, walking in the water with reeds. It is a grey speckled bird with a long neck and long legs with a yellow beak. Above are two smaller rails with similar colouring- black, white and orange. One has red feet. The painting looks like two separate detailed sketches placed together.
Accession # : U005.17.9
Width (cm) : 43.00
Height (cm) : 57.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of M.F. (Budd) and Joyce Feheley
Artist Statement :