'The Rock Manakin' William Skelton
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'The Rock Manakin'
Ornithological study of the Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) native to South America, shown perched on a tree branch above a bay or lake. This specimen is a male bird. Plate 4 from Museum Leverianum containing select specimens from the museum of the late Sir Ashton Lever...by George Shaw (published by James Parkinson, 1792). The plate is inscribed: "Mrs. Smith late Miss Stone delin. Skelton sculpt. PIPRA RUPICOLA. THE ROCK MANAKIN. Pubd. as the Act directs Jany.1 1791 by I.Parkinson. Leverian Museum".
Original: copperplate engraving. 1791
- Image reference: RS-10527
- The Royal Society
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