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Rose Hill Parrot

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Description

A parrot standing on a branch in profile to left; impression cut and pasted onto a sheet, together with cutting of explanatory text in letterpress below; illustration to Savage's 'Practical hints on decorative printing' (1822); after Neale. 1822. Woodcut on chine collé, printed from seven blocks in black, yellow, blue, red, shades of green and grey.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Allen Robert Branston
Inscription: Lettered in letterpress on cutting below with title, followed by 'From New South Wales.', production details 'Drawn from life by J.P. Neale. - Engraved by Branston.', and explanatory text over six lines: 'This beautiful, and in England, scarce bird, [...] There are seven blocks.'
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Rosehill, New South Wales, Australia

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