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Sun Birds by Lizars
Lovely Sun Birds from 1843 with original hand coloring

Little Violet Banded Sun Bird - Nectarina venusta, West Africa
~6 x 4 inches (15 x 10cm)
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Antique print: picture of Little Violet Banded Sun Bird - Nectarina venusta, West Africa

Little Violet Banded Sun Bird from Sun Birds by Lizars. Genuine antique print. Fast delivery. Satisfaction guaranteed.[#10216]



Sun Birds are beautifully colored nectar eating birds from the Old World. They occupy a similar ecological niche to the humming birds of the Americas and indeed are quite similar in appearance and habits.

This original antique print is from a volume of prints of Sun Birds which was published by Lizars in London and Edinburgh in 1843.


1843. This is an authentic antique, not a reproduction.

Print method

Hand coloured lithograph on matt paper. Print on one side, blank on the reverse


Fair condition. The original hand colouring is nice and bright. The paper is a little age toned. On a few of the prints in this set the paper is cropped quite close to the image or plate number.


6 inches by 4 inches (15 cm by 10 cm)

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