C1893

Australian Owlet Frog-Mouth

Artist:

Friedrich Specht (1839 - 1909)

C19th engraving of the Owlet-nightjar. Common names : Owlet-nightjar & Crested Owlet-nightjar. Modern binomial name: Aegotheles cristatus First described: Shaw 1790 Distribution: Australia wide Reference: Readers Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 338, ill. 338

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S/N: TRNH-4086-BI-AA–219543
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Full Title:

Australian Owlet Frog-Mouth

Date:

C1893

Artist:

Friedrich Specht (1839 - 1909)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

127mm 
x 105mm
AUTHENTICITY
Australian Owlet Frog-Mouth - Antique Print from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

C19th engraving of the Owlet-nightjar.

Common names : Owlet-nightjar & Crested Owlet-nightjar.
Modern binomial name: Aegotheles cristatus
First described: Shaw 1790
Distribution: Australia wide
Reference: Readers Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 338, ill. 338

Artist:

Friedrich Specht (1839-1909) German painter and natural history illustrator. He provided illustrations of animals and landscapes for a large number of zoology and veterinary science publications, notably for the first edition of Brehms Tierleben (1864–69) , Brockhaus and Efron Encloclopedic Dictionary (1890—1907), Karl Christoph Vogt’s Die Säugetiere in Wort und Bild (1883–89) and Richard Lydekker’s Royal Natural History (1893–96).

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