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R. Abdy et ses kakatoes [picture]
Bib ID 73574
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description Paris : F. Appel, [1890] 
1 poster : lithograph, col. ; 81 x 61 cm. 
Summary

An act of Australian cockatoos performing eleven tricks, viz., bicycle riding, coach pulling and driving, door opening, playing on a see-saw, ability to spell, ball sliding, trapeze acts, flag raising, cannon shooting, pram pulling, playing a musical instrument. Includes 19 sulphur crested cockatoos and 2 green crested cockatoos.

Notes

"Lith. F. Appel, 12 R. du Delta, Paris"

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an13416619

Cited In

Les coups de coeur de Francis Schoeller, 197.

Garnier, Forains d'hier et d'aujourd'hui p. 119

Subjects Cockatoos in art.  |  Circus animals in art.
Other authors/contributors Abdy, Robert, active 1890-1898  |  Appel, F., active 1860-1890

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