C1826
 (1843)

Psophodes crepitans.

Artist:

William Jardine (1800 - 1874)

Modern common name Eastern Whipbird Selby common name Coach-whip Bird Modern binomial name Psophodes olivaceus Selby binomial name or protonym Psophodes crepitans First described Latham 1801. Distribution VIC NSW & QLD Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Psophodes crepitans.

Date:

C1826
 (1843)

Artist:

William Jardine (1800 - 1874)

Condition:

Small spot lower left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Original hand coloured etching.

Image Size: 

215mm 
x 280mm
AUTHENTICITY
Psophodes crepitans. - Antique Print from 1826

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

Modern common name Eastern Whipbird

Selby common name Coach-whip Bird

Modern binomial name Psophodes olivaceus

Selby binomial name or protonym Psophodes crepitans

First described Latham 1801.

Distribution VIC NSW & QLD

Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: p.424, ill.424

From Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867), ‘Illustrations of Ornithology’.

Artist:

Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800-1874)

Jardine was a Scottish naturalist best known for the series The Naturalist’s Library.

Jardine was one of the founders of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, and contributed to the founding of the Ray Society. Ornithology was his primary interest but he also studied ichthyology, botany and geology. His private natural history museum and library are said to have been the finest in Britain. One of Jardine’s greatest contributions was making natural history available to all levels of Victorian society by making the The Naturalist’s Library (1833-1843) affordable as possible. 

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