Bird, Gould, John, Carpodacus Erythrinus , 1875 - 1888
Date: 1875 -1888
Artist: Gould John
Lithographer: Hart William
Printer: Richter, H C
Size: 535 x 370mm
Condition: Good, slight watermark at the bottom of the print
Note: Discolouration at bottom of photograph ia a shadow left from photography. Hand colouring before sale.
Description: Beautiful original lithograph, hand-colouring completed by Gould's wife,Elizabeth. This digital image does not do justice to this fine original antique print.
Commonly called Common Rosefinch.
This little bird, is, in fact, found in many countries in Europe, India and Asia as well as Great Britain
Original hand-coloured lithograph by William Hart for 'The Bird Man' John Gould's Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands, including many species recently discovered in Australia, published in London between 1875 and 1888.
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