C1893

Black Swan.

Artist:

Friedrich Specht (1839 - 1909)

C.19th engraving Black Swans. The Black Swan was one of the first Australian birds to be recorded by Europeans. The first recorded sighting occurred on 5 July 1636 by Dutch sailor Antonie Caen in the ship the Banda on Bernier Island, N.W. … Read Full Description

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S/N: TRNH-4338-BI-AA–201609
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Full Title:

Black Swan.

Date:

C1893

Artist:

Friedrich Specht (1839 - 1909)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

125mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
Black Swan. - Antique Print from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

C.19th engraving Black Swans.

The Black Swan was one of the first Australian birds to be recorded by Europeans. The first recorded sighting occurred on 5 July 1636 by Dutch sailor Antonie Caen in the ship the Banda on Bernier Island, N.W. Australia.

The first capture 7 January 1697 by Willem de Vlamingh, Jurien Bay, Western Australia.

Common name: Black Swan
Modern binomial name: Cygnus atratus
First scientific description: Latham 1790
Distribution:  Australia wide

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