C1893

Satin Bower-Birds and Nest.

C19th engraving of the Satin Bower Bird in front of his bower. Common names: Satin Bowerbird & Satin bird. Modern binomial name: Ptilonorhynchus violaceus First described: Vieillot 1816 Distribution: VIC NSW & QLD

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S/N: TRNH-3341-BI-AA–197705
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Full Title:

Satin Bower-Birds and Nest.

Date:

C1893

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

127mm 
x 110mm
AUTHENTICITY
Satin Bower-Birds and Nest. - Antique Print from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

C19th engraving of the Satin Bower Bird in front of his bower.

Common names: Satin Bowerbird & Satin bird.
Modern binomial name: Ptilonorhynchus violaceus
First described: Vieillot 1816
Distribution: VIC NSW & QLD

Friedrich Specht (1839 - 1909)

Specht was a 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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