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Original, beautifully detailed and coloured antique chromolithograph showing the mating adornments of birds, printed in 1895.

This brilliantly coloured lithograph shows: 1. Bellbird, 2. Bluethroat - Luscinia svecica, 3. Pin-tailed Whydah - Vidua macroura, 4. Common Teal or Eurasian Teal - Anas crecca, 5. Ruff - Philomachus pugnax, 6. Greater Painted Snipe - Rostratula benghalensis, 7. Greater Prairie Chicken - Tympanuchus cupido, 8. Crests, 9. Great Crested Grebe - Podiceps cristatus, 10. Temminck's Tragopan - Tragopan temminckii

The size of the print: 9,6" x 6,3" (24,5 x 16 cm) including its border.
Published in 1895, Germany, as an illustration for "Meyers' Konversations Lexikon".

The print is in good condition,the paper shows its age with a creamy patina, perfect for framing.

Concerning the age of the paper - cca. 115 years - some spots can be occured on the margin and the reverse side, but these do not effect the quality of the lithograph itself as it can be seen on the scan.

Please note, that by antique prints due to their age some imperfections are to be expected.

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1895 Adornment of Singing Birds, Ducks, Bluethroat, Crests, Ruff, Teal Original Antique Chromolithograph to Frame


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, ink, cotton, ephemera, book, antique
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  • Ships worldwide from Budapest, Hungary