Collection Online
Tricolour crested cockatoo

Tricolour crested cockatoo
(Plyctolophus leadbeateri)
(c. 1835)
plate 15 from The Natural History of Parrots by Prideaux John Selby and William Turner (or The Naturalist’s Library: Ornithology vol VI Parrots), published by W. H. Lizars, London and Edinburgh, 1836

hand-coloured engraving
15.7 × 9.2 cm (image and sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
Edinburgh, Scotland
printed in ink (in image) u.l.: PLATE 15.
printed in ink l.l.: E. Lear del.
printed in ink l.c.: PLYCTOLOPHUS LEADBEATERI. / Tricolour Crested Cockatoo
printed in ink l.r.: Lizars sc.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1951
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display