Platycercus Adelaide. Adelaide Rosella 1840 (1848)

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Rare lithograph of the best and largest colonial image of the Adelaide Rosella by John Gould from his epic series, The Birds of Australia and Adjacent Islands.

Artist: John Gould (1804-1881)

Common name:  Adelaide Rosella, Crimson Rosella (Adelaide form).
Binomial name:  
Platycercus elegans adelaidae
First described: Gmelin 1788
Distribution SA 

Hand coloured lithograph, 510mm x 380mm.
In good condition.

Price: $7,500.00

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