Astur Novae Hollandiae New Holland Goshawk


Title:
Astur Novae Hollandiae New Holland Goshawk
Date:
C1864
Artist:
Silvester Diggles (1817-1880)
Image Size:
360mm x 270mm (14.17" x 10.63")
Condition:
Small repaired tear at left hand side sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.
Technique:
Lithograph with original hand colouring.
Price:

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Stock Number:
DIGG 078 BI AA (NRGY) (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. 

Common name: Greygoshawk
Binomial name: Accipiter novaehollandiae
First described: Gmelin 1788
Distribution: Australia wide

Biography:

Silvester Diggles (1817-1880)

Painter, professional photographer, musician & naturalist. Diggles 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..

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