C1792

The Turcosine Parrakeet. (Turquoise parrot)

The first image of the Turquoise parrot. Shaw &  Nodder common name The Turcosine Parrakeet. Modern common name Turquoise parrot. Shaw & Nodder binomial name or protonym Silurus callichthys Modern binomial name Neophema pulchella First described Shaw 1792 Distribution VIC, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Turcosine Parrakeet. (Turquoise parrot)

Date:

C1792

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

165mm 
x 120mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Turcosine Parrakeet. (Turquoise parrot) - Antique Print from 1792

Genuine antique
dated:

1792

Description:

The first image of the Turquoise parrot.

Shaw &  Nodder common name The Turcosine Parrakeet.

Modern common name Turquoise parrot.

Shaw & Nodder binomial name or protonym Silurus callichthys

Modern binomial name Neophema pulchella

First described Shaw 1792

Distribution VIC, NSW & QLD

Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 1982 Page: p.316, ill.3165

From Shaw’s, Vivarium naturae or The Naturalists’ miscellany. The figures drawn by Frederick Polydore Nodder

 

Frederick Polydore Nodder (1751 - 1800)

Nodder was an English natural history artist of plants, animals and fauna. He was botanical artist to Queen Charlotte and also worked for Joseph Banks on the monumental publication of the botanical specimens collected on James Cook's first voyage. Known as Banks' Florilegium, it was never printed during Bank's lifetime.

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