1. Anthrochiera mellivora / Brush Wattle Bird. 2. A. carunulata./ Wattled Honey Eater


Title:
1. Anthrochiera mellivora / Brush Wattle Bird. 2. A. carunulata./ Wattled Honey Eater
Date:
C1864
Artist:
Silvester Diggles (1817-1880)
Image Size:
360mm x 260mm (14.17" x 10.24")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Lithograph with original hand colouring.
Price:

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Stock Number:
DIGG 046 BI AA (NAGY) (C103)
Description:

Very rare lithograph from Silvester Diggles, The Ornithology of Australia. This work is one of the great rarities of Australian ornithology. A rare and important work. 

A rare and important work.


1. Common name: Yellow wattlebird

Modern binomial name: Anthochaera paradoxa
First described: Daudin 1800

Distribution: TAS & King Island

2. Common name: Red wattlebird
Modern binomial name:Anthochaera carunculata
First described: Shaw 1790
Distribution: QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, WA

Biography:

Silvester Diggles (1817-1880)

Painter, professional photographer, musician & naturalist. Diggle’s outstanding artistic achievement was work on “Ornithology of Australia”, which was issued to subscribers in twenty-one parts. In 1877 money was not available to print further parts. Worry over Ornithology contributed to the breakdown of his health. This work is one of the great rarities of Australian ornithology and this example has excellent strong fresh original hand colouring

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