'Banksian Cockatoo' Sarah Stone
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Ornithological study of a Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii), also known as Banks' Black Cockatoo, native to Australia. Plate 3 from Journal of a voyage to New South Wales...by John White (J.Debrett, London, 1790). The accompanying text states that: "We this day discovered the Banksian Cockatoo. This species was first described by Mr. Latham...In our specimen, the general colour of the bird is olive, or rusty black...These birds have been met with in several parts of New Holland." The plate is inscribed: "S.Stone Delin. Banksian Cockatoo. London Published as the Act directs, Dec. 29, 1789, by I.Debrett."
Original: copperplate engraving. 1790
- Image reference: RS-10566
- The Royal Society
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