C1928

KERMADEC PETREL

Distribution: Reachs eastern coast of Australia. Kermadec Islands &amp Lord Howe Island. First described by Schlegel 1863. Danish born artist who after studying entered the military as a draughtsman. On leaving Denmark he obtained work at the British History Museum … Read Full Description

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-605–222366
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Full Title:

KERMADEC PETREL

Date:

C1928

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
KERMADEC PETREL - Vintage Print from 1928

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1928

Description:

Distribution: Reachs eastern coast of Australia. Kermadec Islands &amp Lord Howe Island. First described by Schlegel 1863. 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. Matthew&#8217s and is rarer than John Gould&#8217s 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. Original lithograph. Rare.

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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