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Blog post from Friday, 4 April, 2014

This watercolour drawing by an unknown artist from c1797, comes from the TAL & Dai-ichi Life Derby Collection.

The collection comprises 745 exquisite drawings and watercolours from the late 18th century.

Items from the collection will be on display until 11 May 2014, in the exhibition Artist Colony: Drawing Sydney’s Nature.

To learn more, The Derby Lectures are a series of lectures exploring the TAL & Dai-ichi Life Derby collection and will be on until April 2014.

Image: Volume 04: Zoology of N. [New] Holland etc., 31 watercolours of fish and 113 watercolours of birds