C1884

Budgerigar.

Artist:

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836 - 1917)

1838 First capture 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. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Budgerigar.

Date:

C1884

Artist:

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836 - 1917)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

112mm 
x 195mm
AUTHENTICITY
Budgerigar. - Antique Print from 1884

Genuine antique
dated:

1884

Description:

1838 First capture 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.

Modern common Budgerigar

Modern binomial name  Melopsittacus undulatus

First described 1805 Geoge Shaw

Distribution Australia wide.

From : Greene, Parrots in Captivity.

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.

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