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The birds of Great Britain

Collection Data

Description
John Gould, a prolific artist of birds (also called "The Bird Man" or "The Audubon of Australia"), created the Birds of Great Britain over a period of 11 years. One of his more popular titles, here are 367 hand-colored lithographs.
Names
Gould, John, 1804-1881 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862 - 1873
Place: London
Publisher: J. Gould
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Stuart 586-590
Topics
Birds -- Great Britain
Genres
Prints
Books
Illustrations
Notes
Citation/reference: Gross, 1994, #152 ; Davidson (1988) 2-28
Biographical/historical: John Gould was one of the first artists who consistently imparted motion and life to bird illustrations.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Hand-colored
Extent: 5 v. fol.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 4275233
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14484973
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77ba9d00-c606-012f-2348-58d385a7bc34
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