Item #135270 Malurus longicaudus [Long-tailed Wren]. John GOULD, Elizabeth GOULD.
GOULD, John and Elizabeth GOULD

Malurus longicaudus [Long-tailed Wren]

[London], Printed by C. Hullmandel [for John Gould, 1848].

An original hand-coloured lithograph, matted, framed and glazed (visible image size 520 × 350 mm, external dimensions 765 × 575 mm).

Acid tanning to the cut edges of the mat board; light tanning to the paper but colours vibrant and bright; in excellent condition with the accompanying leaf of letterpress.

Plate 19 from Volume III of John Gould's 'Birds of Australia' (1840-1848). This species is now known as the Superb Fairywren [Malurus Cyaneus].

Item #135270

Price (AUD): $2,000.00