Cayley, Neville Henry Pennington (1853-1903)

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Artist; Ornithologist
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Neville Cayley was the illustrator of Alfred John North's (Sydney 1889). The same illustrations appeared later, on a reduced scale, in the (1926), in which plates of birds and birds' eggs by his son, Neville William Cayley, also appeared.

Born Kent, England, 1853. Died 1903. Painted game-birds, often in groups, and such birds as kookaburras, magpies and blue wrens, all characterised by fine brush-work and attention to detail. He signed his work 'Neville Cayley'. Published a booklet, , containing 11 plates of birds. Commemorated by the Cayley Memorial Scholarship, available to second-year science students at the University of Sydney for research in economic ornithology, and funded by his son with a portion of the royalties of ?

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Cayley, Neville Henry Pennington
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The early career of Neville Henry Cayley in Victoria
    Cabouret , Mark R.
    Published: Naturalistes et Chasseurs, Hawksburn, Vic., 2014
  3. "The premier bird painter of the colonies": the triumphant return of Neville Henry Cayley to Victoria
    Cabouret, Mark R.
    Published: 2016
    Series: La Trobe Journal, 97, 44-62
  4. "The premier bird painter of the colonies" 1: the early career of Neville Henry Cayley in Victoria
    Cabouret, Mark R.
    Published: 2014
    Series: La Trobe Journal, 93/4, 51-76
  5. Cayley and Son: the Life and Art of Neville Henry Cayley and Neville William Cayley
    Olsen, Penny
    Published: National Library of Australia, Canberra, 2013
  6. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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