No. 14. [Sparus Decussatus - Hembibi-Girawah / Basket Parrot.]
London, Published by Edward Bull. 26, Holles Street, 1833.
Hand coloured engraving, heightened with gum arabic. 235 x 317mm. 9¼ x 12½".
From "A Selection of the Most Remarkable and Interesting Fishes found on the Coast of Ceylon," John Whitchurch Bennett (1808-1843). Drawn from living specimens, Whitchurch is Fellow of the lInnian and Horticultural Societies and Member of the Literary and Agricultural Society of Ceylon.
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