C1864

Astur Novae Hollandiae New Holland Goshawk

Artist:

Silvester Diggles (1817 - 1880)

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

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S/N: DIGG-078-BI-AA–216085
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Full Title:

Astur Novae Hollandiae New Holland Goshawk

Date:

C1864

Artist:

Silvester Diggles (1817 - 1880)

Condition:

Small repaired tear at left hand side sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

270mm 
x 360mm
AUTHENTICITY
Astur Novae Hollandiae New Holland Goshawk - Antique Print from 1864

Genuine antique
dated:

1864

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

Artist:

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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