C1924

YELLOW TUFTED & HELMETED HONEYEATER

Distribution: QLD, NSW & VIC. Two races. First described by Latham 1801.  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 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

YELLOW TUFTED & HELMETED HONEYEATER

Date:

C1924

Engraver:

Witherby & Co 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
YELLOW TUFTED & HELMETED HONEYEATER - Vintage Print from 1924

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1924

Description:

Distribution: QLD, NSW & VIC. Two races. First described by Latham 1801. 
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. Matthew’s 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. Original lithograph. Rare.

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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