C1925

AUSTRALIAN BIRD OF PARADISE

Distribution: QLD. Cape York Peninsula. First described by Lesson et Garnot 1826.

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-593–218327
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Full Title:

AUSTRALIAN BIRD OF PARADISE

Date:

C1925

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

Technique:

Original hand coloured lithograph.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
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AUSTRALIAN BIRD OF PARADISE - Vintage Print from 1925

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1925

Description:

Distribution: QLD. Cape York Peninsula. First described by Lesson et Garnot 1826.

Henrik Gronvold (1858 - 1940)

Gronvold was a Danish born artist who, after studying, entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the British History Museum in London. This image is from the last great bird series, The Birds of Australia by G. Matthews and is rarer than John Gould’s work on Australian birds, with only 225 sets done. It was the last series produced to use hand colouring rather than colour printed lithography for the illustrations.

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