Distribution: NSW, QLD, NT & WA. First described by Gould P.Z.S. 1845. English painter, etcher, illustrator of birds and wild life. Studied at Rochester School of Art. He held many one man shows in London, especially at the Ackerman Galleries. This image is from the last great bird series, The Birds of Australia done by G.Matthew’s. It was the last to use the hand colouring rather than colour printed lithography. Original lithograph. Rare.