C1916

PEREGRINE FALCON

Distribution: Australia wide. Falco peregrinus submelanogenys, described by Mathews in 1912, is the Southwest Australian peregrine falcon. It is found in southwest Australia and is non-migratory.

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S/N: BI-AA-MATH-254–197061
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Full Title:

PEREGRINE FALCON

Date:

C1916

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring
AUTHENTICITY
PEREGRINE FALCON - Antique Print from 1916

Genuine antique
dated:

1916

Description:

Distribution: Australia wide. Falco peregrinus submelanogenys, described by Mathews in 1912, is the Southwest Australian peregrine falcon. It is found in southwest Australia and is non-migratory.

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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