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New Zealand Fan-Tailed Flycatcher engraving Bertuch

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Bertuch - New Zealand Fan-Tailed Flycatcher


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Antique print relating to Australia


'Fig 1 The Azur Flycatcher (Philippines) Fig 2 The black headed Tanager (Guinea) Fig 3 Capital Tanager Fig 4 Paradise Flycatcher (Cape of Good hope) Fig 5 The fan-tailed Flycatcher (New Zealand) (central bird)' From Bilderbuch Zum Nutzen und Vergnugen Der Jugend by Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822), an encyclopedic collection of Interesting Animals, Plants, Flowers, Fruits, Minerals, Costumes, Antiquities and other Interesting Objects published in multiple volumes between 1801 and 1815. With original descriptive text in French, German, English and Italian. A couple of faint marks.

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artist Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822) (publisher)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date C1815
size 220mm by 175mm (platemark)
SKU AU5998