Gould and Hart Fruit Dove Hand-Colored Plate
By Hart, W., and John Gould
Hand-colored lithographic plate, approximately 14.5 inches wide by 21 inches long. From: Gould, J., and Bowdler Sharpe, R., The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands, First edition, 1875-1888, volume 5, plate number 55. Image is of New Guinea Fruit Dove or Wallace's Fruit-Pigeon, Ptilopus wallacii.
|Publisher||Henry Sotheran & Co.
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||0|
|Condition Description||Some discoloration from a previous framing to plate margins, very faint ink transfer from facing page in book, image is clean and bright; in fine condition.|