C1893

Budgerigars

Artist:

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836 - 1917)

Small c.19th engraving of Budgerigars which were first captured and described by John Gould in 1838. Gould’s description: On arriving at Brezi, to the north of Liverpool Plains. in the beginning of December, I found myself surrounded by nymbers, breeding … Read Full Description

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S/N: TRNH-4136-BI-AA–220375
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Full Title:

Budgerigars

Date:

C1893

Artist:

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836 - 1917)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

65mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
Budgerigars - Antique Print from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

Small c.19th engraving of Budgerigars which were first captured and described by John Gould in 1838.

Gould’s description: 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 scientific description: 1805 George Shaw
Distribution: Australia wide.

Artist:

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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