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Patagona Gigas. Giant Humming Bird. (Puya Chilensis, plant).

  • ARTIST: John Gould

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1849-87.

  • EDITION SIZE: Average paper size 21 x 14" (53.4 x 35.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "A monograph of the Trochilidae, or family of humming-birds." Printed by Hullmandel and Walter from drawings by J. Gould, H.C. Richter, and William Hart, lithographed by the artists. Published in London, 1849-87.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: The flowers in this particular print are more toward an 'orchid green' color.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color. A few small 'specks' in paper - upper sky area.