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William HAYES

1735 – 1802

Blue-bellied parrot and explanatory text 1780 - 1790 Description: illustration and separate text

Collection Title: Hayes, William. 'Rare and Curious Birds Accurately Drawn and Colored from Their Specimens in the Menagerie at Osterly Park'. London: William Bulmer & Co., 1794-99.
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, line engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour; letterpress Support: medium-weight smooth buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 14.2 h x 18.5 w cm printed image and text 14.8 h x 18.5 w cm sheet 22.5 h x 29.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.2100.A-B
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2014.