'Red Shouldered Paroquet' Sarah Stone
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'Red Shouldered Paroquet'
Ornithological study of the Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) a bird native to Australia and Tasmania. Shown perched on a low tree branch. Plate 49 from Journal of a voyage to New South Wales...by John White (J.Debrett, London, 1790). The accompanying text states that: "This species...appears to be new...the general colour of the bird a fine green: the outer edge of the wing, near the shoulders, blue: the edge of the shoulders deep red..." The plate is inscribed: "S.Stone Delin. The Red Shouldered Paroquet. London Published as the Act directs Dec: 29, 1789, by I.Debrett."
Original: copperplate engraving. 1790
- Image reference: RS-10619
- The Royal Society
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