William SKELTONSarah STONEJames PARKINSON, Psittacus splendidus : The Splendid Parrot. Enlarge 1 /1

William SKELTON

Great Britain 1763 – 1848

engraver

Sarah STONE

England 1758 /1762 – 1844

print after

James PARKINSON

publisher

Psittacus splendidus : The Splendid Parrot. 1790
Collection Title: Shaw, George. 'Museum Leverianum, containing select specimens from the museum of the late Sir Ashton Lever'. London: James Parkinson, 1792-1796.
Page: vol.1, facing page 29
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth cream laid Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right, 'J WHATHAN'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.2 h x 20.6 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4146
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.