Detail: 1884 – A Collection of Birds Book Cover” The Imperial Natural History Picture Book”
$7.00 – $28.00
We have named this image “1884 – A Collection of Birds” because the title to this image, simply names the breeds of birds illustrated as: “Doves, Lovebirds, Canary – Canary, Blackbird, Robin – Common Finch, Titmouse, Bullfinch”. This image is a full page lllustration from “The Imperial Natural History Picture Book” by George Routledge & Sons, published in 1884. It is a beautiful and highly detailed study of the birds, by an artist who was extremely well versed in the the types of all the respective breeds. As a Cage-Bird Judge, Harrison Weir was eminently qualified to execute such a wonderful piece. Available currently in A4, A3 and A2 size options.