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The Magnificent Rifle Bird – Lesson -1838

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Original hand coloured engraving for Rene Primevere Lesson (1794-1849) and his extension of the great natural history work originally produced by Count Buffon. Published in Paris in 1838.

Thick cream paper 26cm by 16cm ... external framed dimensions approximately 38cm by 28cm ... nice for the study ....

This beautiful bird inhabits Papua New Guinea and the Northern tip of Australia around the Cape.

Lesson participated as doctor and naturalist in the Duperry voyage round the world on board La Coquille (1822-1825).

Price Framed in Voyager Natural History style - $240.00 or unframed $130.00

Striking original image of the beautiful Magnificent Rifle Bird

Price: $240.00

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