C1826
 (1843)

Tabuan tabuensis

Artist:

Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800 - 1874)

Common names: King Parrot, Southern King Parrot, King LoryModern binomial name: Alisterus scapularisFirst described: Lichtenstein 1816.Distribution: VIC NSW & QLD Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 293, ill. 292 From Selby Illustrations of Ornithology.  

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Full Title:

Tabuan tabuensis

Date:

C1826
 (1843)

Artist:

Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800 - 1874)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

215mm 
x 270mm
AUTHENTICITY
Tabuan tabuensis - Antique Print from 1826

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

Common names: King Parrot, Southern King Parrot, King Lory
Modern binomial name: Alisterus scapularis
First described: Lichtenstein 1816.
Distribution: VIC NSW & QLD

Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 293, ill. 292

From Selby Illustrations of Ornithology.

 

Biography:

Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800-1874)

Jardine was a Scottish naturalist best known for the series The Naturalist’s Library.

Jardine was one of the founders of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, and contributed to the founding of the Ray Society. Ornithology was his primary interest but he also studied ichthyology, botany and geology. His private natural history museum and library are said to have been the finest in Britain. One of Jardine’s greatest contributions was making natural history available to all levels of Victorian society by making the The Naturalist’s Library (1833-1843) affordable as possible.

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