C1922

WHITE BROWED & CHESTNUT CROWNED BABBLER

1. Distribution: NSW, SA, VIC, QLD &amp WA. Open forest woodland, mallee and mulga scrub with shrubby substage. First described by Vigors &amp Horsefield Trans. Linn. Soc. 1827. 2. Distribution: QLD, NSW, VIC, &amp SA. Open scrubs and arid woodland … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

WHITE BROWED & CHESTNUT CROWNED BABBLER

Date:

C1922

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

Technique:

Original hand coloured lithograph.
AUTHENTICITY
WHITE BROWED & CHESTNUT CROWNED BABBLER - Antique Print from 1922

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dated:

1922

Description:

1. Distribution: NSW, SA, VIC, QLD &amp WA. Open forest woodland, mallee and mulga scrub with shrubby substage. First described by Vigors &amp Horsefield Trans. Linn. Soc. 1827. 2. Distribution: QLD, NSW, VIC, &amp SA. Open scrubs and arid woodland in southeastern LAke Eyre and western Murray Darling basins. First described by Hartlaub Rev. Mag. de Zool 1852.

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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