16 Allied Wren or Campylorhynchus Affinis, D.G. Elliot 135


Title: Antique bird print of the Allied Wren or Campylorhynchus Affinis by D. G. Elliot
Author: Elliot
PlaceAndYear: Philadelphia,1869
Description: A beautiful ornithological hand colored print of the Campylorhynchus Affinis or Allied Wren drawn from Nature by D.G. Elliot, lithographed by Bowen & Co, Philadelphia for Daniel Giraud Elliot`s two-volume 'The New and Heretofore Unfigured Species of the Birds of North America'. Elliot was one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the American Ornithologists Union publish a series of sumptuous color-plate books on birds and animals, writing the text himself and commissioning artists such as Joseph Wolf and Joseph Smit (both of whom had worked for John Gould),Tholery and Morgan to provide the illustrations.
Dimensions: Overall size: 21.5 x 19 inch ( 52,5 x 48,5 cm)
Colouring: Hand colouring
Condition: Very Good; Original size was cut down a liitle bit
Technique: Lithograph
  • Number: 1351529
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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