C1915

Anseranas Semipalmata. (Pied Goose).

Superb lithograph of the Magpie Goose from the last great bird series on Australian ornithology, The Birds of Australia by G. Matthew’s. This series is rarer than John Gould’s work on Australian birds, with only 225 sets made. It was the last … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Anseranas Semipalmata. (Pied Goose).

Date:

C1915

Engraver:

 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Paper Size: 

335mm 
x 240mm
AUTHENTICITY
Anseranas Semipalmata. (Pied Goose). - Antique Print from 1915

Genuine antique
dated:

1915

Description:

Superb lithograph of the Magpie Goose from the last great bird series on Australian ornithology, The Birds of Australia by G. Matthew’s.

This series is rarer than John Gould’s work on Australian birds, with only 225 sets made. It was the last series produced using the laborious process of hand colouring of each individual lithograph.
Aboriginal names:
A-Langgurna in Ngandi
Dhawudjarrdalmu in Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi
Gumakkarl in Rembarrnga
Gurrumattji in Ritharrŋu
Langguna in Kriol
Langgurna in Alawa
Langgurna in Marra
Miriyirriyn in Wubuy
Nunma in Wubuy
Rlanggurnang in Ngalakgan

Modern binomial name: Anseranas semipalmata
First described: Latham 1798
Distribution: WA, NT, QLD, NSW

Collections:
State Library New South Wales: Call Numbers: MRB/F598.2/M
State Library Victoria: RARESF 598.2994 M42
State Library South Australia: Rare Books Room 598.294 M429 b
State Library of Western Australia: Call Number Q 598.2994 MAT
National Library Australia: Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK9772
State Library Queensland: RBF 598.2994 MAT
National Museum of Australia: Call no: AIA F 598.2994 MAT

References:
Anker, J. Bird Books and Bird Art. Amsterdam 1979 328.
Nissen, C. Die illustrierten Vogelbucher. Stuttgart 1995 IVB 605.

Herbert Goodchild (1873 - 1919)

Goodchild was an early twentieth century bird artist and illustrator, born in 1873 at Cumberland and died sometime around 1919. He was one of the artists who contributed to Gregory Matthew's important series, Birds of Australia, following the death of John Keulemans in 1912. His works appeared in several other publications.

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