C1911

ROCKHOPPER PENGUIN

Disrtibution: NSW WA VIC SA TAS & New Zealand. Visits waters of southern Australia. First described by Forster 1781.

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Full Title:

ROCKHOPPER PENGUIN

Date:

C1911

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

335mm 
x 240mm
AUTHENTICITY
ROCKHOPPER PENGUIN - Antique Print from 1911

Genuine antique
dated:

1911

Description:

Disrtibution: NSW WA VIC SA TAS & New Zealand. Visits waters of southern Australia.

First described by Forster 1781.

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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