Aglaeactis Cupreipennis. [ANTIQUE BIRD PRINT]. HUMMINGBIRDS.
Aglaeactis Cupreipennis. [ANTIQUE BIRD PRINT]
Aglaeactis Cupreipennis. [ANTIQUE BIRD PRINT]

Aglaeactis Cupreipennis. [ANTIQUE BIRD PRINT]

Gould, John and H.C. Richter (drawn and lithographed).
No date. 1849- 1861.
Lithograph with handcolor and gum arabic highlights. Toning to sheet but image is bright and clean. This original nineteenth century lithograph is a particularly beautiful example of the use of gum arabic highlights on the backs of the two hummingbirds yielding an exquisite gradation of color and shine. From John Gould's A Monograph of the Trochilidae or Family of Humming Birds, published between 1849 and 1861. Item #54605

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