C1888

Spotted Shag - Chatham-Island Shag

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

$A 195

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S/N: BONZ-033–222414
(C104)

Full Title:

Spotted Shag – Chatham-Island Shag

Date:

C1888

Artist:

Johannes Gerard Keulemans (1842 - 1912)

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

220mm 
x 290mm

Description:

Common name Spotted shag, spotted cormorant, parekareka, kawau tikitiki, blue shag

Binomial name Stictocarbo punctatus

First described Sparrman

 

Common name Pitt Island shag, Pitt Island cormorant & Pitt shag

Binomial name Stictocarbo featherstoni

First described Buller 1873

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.

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