File:Durio zibethinus; Doorian; Boorong Brass Brass (William Farquhar Collection, 1819–1823).jpg

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Artist
Unknown (anonymous Chinese artist).
Title
English: Durio zibethinus; Doorian; Boorong Brass Brass; Burung Baras — Pokok Durian [in Jawi].
Description
English: A watercolour drawing of the pied triller or pied cuckoo-shrike (Lalage nigra; known in Malay as the burung murai batu) flying near a durian tree (Durio zibethinus). The drawing is one of 477 natural history drawings of plants and animals of Malacca and Singapore commissioned by William Farquhar.
Date between 1819 and 1823.
Medium watercolor on paper
medium QS:P186,Q22915256;P186,Q11472,P518,Q861259
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Dimensions Height: 46 cm (18.1 in); Width: 30 cm (11.8 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,46U174728;P2049,30U174728
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Accession number
Royal Asiatic Society: RAS016.314; National Museum of Singapore: SHM1995.2985.
Object history See Natural History Drawings below, pp. 32–33.
Inscriptions Front: "Durio zibethinus / Doorian / Boorong Brass Brass / Burung Baras — Pokok Durian [in Jawi]". Watermark: a crest. Also bears the stamp of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Notes "Drawings of Animals, Insects and Reptiles from Malacca" no. 55 in the Royal Asiatic Society's collection.
References
Source/Photographer [1].

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