C1826
 (1843)

Vanellus gallinaceus

Artist:

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

Selby common name Wattled Lapwing Modern common names Spurwinged Plover, Masked Lapwing &amp Masked Plover. Selby binomial name or protonym Vanellus gallinaceus Modern binomial name Vanellus miles novaehollandiae First described Boddaert 1783 Distribution Australia wide. Reference Readers Digest Book of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vanellus gallinaceus

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
Vanellus gallinaceus - Antique Print from 1826

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

Selby common name Wattled Lapwing

Modern common names Spurwinged Plover, Masked Lapwing &amp Masked Plover.

Selby binomial name or protonym Vanellus gallinaceus

Modern binomial name Vanellus miles novaehollandiae

First described Boddaert 1783

Distribution Australia wide. Reference Readers Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: p.199, ill.199

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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