C1886

The Black Swan.

Artist:

Artist unknown

C19th engraving of the Black Swan which was first recorded on 5th July 1636 by the Dutch sailor Antonie Caen in the ship Banda and makes what is believed to be the first sighting of black swans by Europeans on … Read Full Description

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S/N: THNH-312-BI-AA–355298
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Full Title:

The Black Swan.

Date:

C1886

Artist:

Artist unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

110mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Black Swan. - Antique Print from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

C19th engraving of the Black Swan which was first recorded on 5th July 1636 by the Dutch sailor Antonie Caen in the ship Banda and makes what is believed to be the first sighting of black swans by Europeans on the south-west coast of Australia near Bernier Island.

Common name: Black Swan
Modern binomial name: Cygnus atratus
First described: Latham 1790
Distribution:  Australia wide

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