[London], Printed by C. Hullmandel [for John Gould, 1848].
An original hand-coloured lithograph, matted, framed and glazed (visible image size 480 × 325 mm; external dimensions 730 × 570 mm).
Acid tanning to the edges of the mat board; small and faint traces of foxing; in excellent condition with the accompanying leaf of letterpress.
Plate 28 from Volume III of John Gould's 'Birds of Australia' (1840-1848). This species is now known as the Western Grasswren [Amytornis textilis].