Antique Print-PIGEONS-DOVES-CROWNED PIGEON-Drapiez-1853

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‘1. PIGEON-COLOMBE DE BOLIVIE, 2. PIGEON-COLOMBAR A GORGE POURPREE, 3. PIGEON-LOPHYRE GOURA.’

– (1. Bare-faced Ground Dove, 2. African Green Pigeon, 3. Goura, crowned pigeon.)

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‘1. PIGEON-COLOMBE DE BOLIVIE, 2. PIGEON-COLOMBAR A GORGE POURPREE, 3. PIGEON-LOPHYRE GOURA.’

(1. Bare-faced Ground Dove, 2. African Green Pigeon, 3. Goura, crowned pigeon.)

Made by F.J. Desmares after Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856).

Engraving with original hand colouring, heightened with arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.

Sheet size: 17 x 26.5 cm (6.69 x 10.43 inch).

Condition: good, given age. . General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

PIGEONS-DOVES-CROWNED PIGEON

(PCO) C138-11

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive original antique print / plate originates from: ‘Dictionnaire Classique des Sciences Naturelles …’ (Classic dictionary of natural sciences), by M. Drapiez. published in Brussels, 1853. This work elaborates on the work of Buffon, Daubenton, Lacepede, Cuvier, de Jussieu a.o. Artists and Engravers: Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856) was a Belgian naturalist.

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Dimensions 26 × 17 × 1 cm

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