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Musk lorikeet, Glossopsitta concinna, AV2297

Physical Description

Study skin of a small green parrot with its body in a straight line, tail straight and head tilted so the beak is pointing forward. The wings are folded back against the body and the feet are crossed in front and tied together with thread.


Purchased at Samsons' sale of E. C. Clarke's effects for 1 pound 6 shillings
nos. 6-134 inclusive
about 2 [?pence] each species James Samson & Co.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 40 x 225 x 45mm

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