C1886

Tallegalla, or Brush Turkey.

Artist:

C19th engraving of the Brush Turkey. The first recorded sighting of the Australian Brush-turkey was by Sydney Parkinson, artist on Cook’s first voyage at Endeavour River, Queensland on 4 July, 1770 while the ship was careened for repairs; “a bird … Read Full Description

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S/N: THNH-318-BI-AA–355290
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Full Title:

Tallegalla, or Brush Turkey.

Date:

C1886

Artist:

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

100mm 
x 90mm
AUTHENTICITY
Tallegalla, or Brush Turkey. - Antique Print from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

C19th engraving of the Brush Turkey. The first recorded sighting of the Australian Brush-turkey was by Sydney Parkinson, artist on Cook’s first voyage at Endeavour River, Queensland on 4 July, 1770 while the ship was careened for repairs;
a bird like a Tetrao, having wattles of a fine ultramarine colour, and whose beak and legs were black”.

Common name: Australian Brush-turkey, Scrub Turkey
Modern binomial name: Alectura lathami
First described: Gray 1831.
Distribution: NSW & QLD

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