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William SKELTON

Great Britain 1763 – 1848

engraver

Charles Reuben RYLEY

London, Great Britain 1752 – 1798

print after

Psittacus Tabuarus : The Tabuan Parrot. 1796
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.2, facing page 30
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 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
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: printed image 21.8 h x 17.2 w cm plate-mark 25.0 h x 18.8 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4147
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.