C1884

The Leadbeater Cockatoo. (Cacatua Leadbeateri.)

Artist:

R.H. Moore

Named in honour of Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, who wrote: “Few birds more enliven the monotonous hues of the Australian forest than this beautiful species whose pink-coloured wings and flowing crest might have embellished the air of a more voluptuous … Read Full Description

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S/N: FCBI-1151-BI-AA–230717
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Full Title:

The Leadbeater Cockatoo. (Cacatua Leadbeateri.)

Date:

C1884

Artist:

R.H. Moore

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

100mm 
x 120mm

Paper Size: 

123mm 
x 195mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Leadbeater Cockatoo. (Cacatua Leadbeateri.) - Antique Print from 1884

Genuine antique
dated:

1884

Description:

Named in honour of Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, who wrote:

Few birds more enliven the monotonous hues of the Australian forest than this beautiful species whose pink-coloured wings and flowing crest might have embellished the air of a more voluptuous region.”

Common names: Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo & Leadbeater’s Cockatoo

Modern binomial name: Lophochroa leadbeateri

First described: Vigors 1831

Distribution: Australia wide (mainland)

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