John Gould Print, Swainson's Fruit Pigeon (Plate 55 - Hill House Ed.)

John Gould Print, Swainson's Fruit Pigeon (Plate 55 - Hill House Ed.)

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This is a special-edition facsimile of the Ptilinopus Swainsonii or Swainson's Fruit Pigeon (Plate 55) from Volume 5 of The Birds of Australia by John Gould.

Hill House was awarded the right to create the facsimile using the original works as reference. Each print was made using the traditional process of plates, in groupings, dependent upon the color of the bird(s). These are truly remarkable copies and are said to be indistinguishable from the originals when viewed behind glass.

Description: A museum grade facsimile of plate number 55.
Originally Created: 1840-1848
Recreated: 1989-1996
Dimensions: Imperial Folio: 22" x 15"
Notes: Limited Edition (150 Copies Worldwide)

*Actual item has no center watermark.