C1834

The Rose Cockatoo.

Rare c.19th lithograph of the Galah, from Captain Charles Sturt’s accounts of his exploratory expeditions into the interior of Southern Australia 1828-1831. Common names: Galah, Pink and grey cockatoo or Rose-breasted cockatoo Aboriginal names: Gilaa in Yuwaalayaay, Gilaa in Gamilaraay, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Rose Cockatoo.

Date:

C1834

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

Minor spotting at top right otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

80mm 
x 120mm

Paper Size: 

133mm 
x 221mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Rose Cockatoo. - Antique Print from 1834

Genuine antique
dated:

1834

Description:

Rare c.19th lithograph of the Galah, from Captain Charles Sturt’s accounts of his exploratory expeditions into the interior of Southern Australia 1828-1831.

Common names: Galah, Pink and grey cockatoo or Rose-breasted cockatoo
Aboriginal names: Gilaa in Yuwaalayaay, Gilaa in Gamilaraay, Gamilaroi, Kamilaroi, Wiradjuri language of NSW
Modern binomial name: Eolophus roseicapilla
First scientific description: Vieillot 1817
Distribution: Mainland Australia

References:
Ferguson, J. A. Bibliography of Australia Volumes 1-8, Canberra 1976: 1853.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Bib ID 2191672

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