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Sulphur-crested Cockatoo coloured engraving. Bicknell, c1859.

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo coloured engraving. Bicknell, c1859.

by Bicknell, William I.

Antique Print of Australian Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo in black ink with pale sepia tones and highlighting of bird's yellow crest.

Original colour-printed wood engraving published in London and New York circa 1851 by John Tallis and Company for The Natural History of the Sacred Scriptures and General Zoology, a small mid-nineteenth century children's guide to natural history, by William I. Bicknell. This is a simple and charming cockatoo illustrated against a sepia background with a subtle title and simply embellished corners to its border.

In good condition, the page measures 120 x165mm (6.5 x 4.75 inches).

This engraving is currently mounted in dark green matboard with 2 gold lines, and fomecor backing ready for frame - covered with cellophane for protective handling. If you would like to purchase it this way, please contact us prior to payment. External measurement for framing is 305 x 255mm (12 x 10 inches).


Stock Number: apAuBick.1Price: $55.00