Thuringia, Germany 1747
Weimar, Germany 1822
Collection Title: Bertuch, Friedrich Justin. 'Bilderbuch Zum Nutzen und Vergnugen Der Jugend'. Vienna 1801-1815.
Page: plate 78
Vienna, Vienna state, Austria
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth grey laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre left, '[figure welding streamer]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown
Edition Notes: This engraving of the Gang Gang cockatoo, is a copy of the engraving of 'Psittacus fimbriatus - Fringe Crested Cockatoo, from New South Wales in the Museum of Major General Davies', published in Grant, Lieutenant James, 'The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel, the Lady Nelson', 1803.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
plate-mark 19.8 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 24.3 h x 20.2 w cm
: Purchased 2013 Accession No
: NGA 2013.4159 Subject
: Australia, Animal: Bird
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.