Budgerigars


Title:
Budgerigars
Date:
C1893
Artist:
Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917)
Image Size:
125mm x 65mm (4.92" x 2.56")
Condition:
In good condition.
Stock Number:
TRNH 04136 BI AA (NIGY) (B008)
Description:

Small engraving of Budgerigars which were first captured and described by John Gould in 1838.

On arriving at Brezi, to the north of Liverpool Plains. in the beginning of December, I found myself surrounded by nymbers, breeding in all the hollow spouts of the large Eucalytpus bordering the Mokai...
Liverpool Plains, N.S.W.  John Gould.  1838

Common: Budgerigar
Binomial name: Melopsittacus undulatus 
First described: 1805 Geogre Shaw 
Distribution: Australia wide.

Biography:

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836–1917)

English watercolour artist, illustrator and engraver of natural history and landscapes. He collaborated and worked for Benjamin Fawcett the printer, to whom he had been apprenticed from the age of fourteen.