C1789

New Holland Goatsucker.

Artist:

Peter Mazell (1759 - 1797)

Common names: Australian Owlet-nightjar, Crested Owlet-nightjar Binomial name: Aegotheles cristatus First described: Shaw 1790 Distribution: Australia wide Reference Readers Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 338, ill.338 From Phillip’s, Voyage to Botany Bay

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Full Title:

New Holland Goatsucker.

Date:

C1789

Artist:

Peter Mazell (1759 - 1797)

Condition:

Small tear just above right side of the title, some toning around top right margin.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

185mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
New Holland Goatsucker. - Antique Print from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

Common names: Australian Owlet-nightjar, Crested Owlet-nightjar
Binomial name: Aegotheles cristatus
First described: Shaw 1790
Distribution: Australia wide

Reference Readers Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 338, ill.338

From Phillip’s, Voyage to Botany Bay

Biography:

P Mazell

Rare Australian C18th copper engraving compiled from the first account of the Australian fauna supplied by the 1st Govn. of Australia, Arthur Phillip.

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