C1888

North-Island Woodhen - Black Wood-Hen

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

$A 195

In stock

S/N: BONZ-025–225651
(C104)

Full Title:

North-Island Woodhen – Black Wood-Hen

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 275mm

Description:

Common name     North Island weka and woodhen

Binomial name      Gallirallus australis greyi

First described     Sparrman 1786

 

Common name    North Island weka and woodhen

Binomial name     Gallirallus australis greyi

First described    Sparrman 1786

Biography:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842-1912)

Keulemans was a Dutch bird artist and illustrator.

He was born in Rotterdam and as a young man he collected animal specimens for museums such as the Natural History Museum in Leiden, whose director, Hermann Schlegel, encouraged Keulemans and sent him on the 1864 expedition to West Africa. In 1869, he was persuaded by Richard Bowdler Sharpe to illustrate his Monograph of the Alcedinidae, or Family of Kingfishers (1868-1871) and to move to England, where he lived for the rest of his life.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.