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Palm Cockatoo Ground Parrot engraving Pretre

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Palm Cockatoo and Ground Parrot


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Antique print relating to Australia


Depicts 'Perroquet Noir a Trompe' (Palm cockatoo) and 'Perruche ingambe' (Ground parrot). From Pierre Jean Francis Turpin's 'Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles' published by the Royal Printing House of France from 1816-1829. Pretre was one of the foremost French natural history artists of the early 1800s. Slightly trimmed at top of the sheet.

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artist Guyard after Jean Gabriel Pretre
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date C1820
size 205mm by 120mm (sheet)
SKU AU5303