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Antique Print-BIRD-ORNITHOLOGY-GILDED FLICKER-Elliot-1866
- Antique print, titled: 'Colaptes Chrysoides'. It shows: two Gilded Flickers on a tree trunk. The Gilded Flicker is a species of woodpecker, native to the southern states of America, and the north of Mexico. Rare. Important Note: This print is sold with matting, which adds substantially to shipping cost. We can ship without matting. Inquire about reduced pricing. Handcoloured crayon style lithograph on a vellin type paper. Description: This print originates from 'The new and heretofore unfigured species of the birds of North America', published 1866-1869. Of this work only 200 copies were printed.Artists and Engravers: Lithographed by Bowen & Co. after the drawing by D.G. Elliot. Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835-1915) was an American zoologist, and one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, the American Ornithologists' Union, and the Societe Zoologique de France. He used his great wealth to create sumptuous books with color-plates, with texts written by himself. Coloured by Philada. Condition: Excellent, given age. A small stain in the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted, not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO-70-01 The overall size is ca. 22.4 x 25 inch. The image size is ca. 15.6 x 18.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 57 x 63.5 cm. The image size is ca. 39.5 x 46.5 cm.
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Last Found On: 2017-10-24           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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