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Sittella Pileata: Goulda. [Black-Capped Sittella]

  • ARTIST: John Gould

  • PUBLISHER: Published London.

  • MEDIUM: Lithogarph, original hand color,

    DATE: 1840-69.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 21 7/8 x 14 3/4" (55.6 x 37.6 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "The Birds of Australia" published in London 1840-69. The seven volume series contained 681 handcolored lithographs, drawn by John Gould, Elizabeth née Coxen (Gould’s wife) and H. C. Richter. Printed by Hullmandel & Walton. <br><br> John Gould was one of the greatest and most prolific 19th-century ornithological artists. Along with his fellow artists, he traveled the world to create drawings of birds in their natural habitats. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Includes the original text sheet.

  • CONDITION: Generally good condition - there are a few mild fox marks.