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Lyre bird, Starling, Nightingale

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Antique print: Lyre bird, Starling, Nightingale
Lyre bird, Starling, Nightingale

Lyre bird, Starling, Nightingale

45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)
Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus), Yellow-billed Chough (Corous graculus), Baltimore Oriole (Oriolus galbula), Lyre Bird (Maenura superba), Redstart (Sylvia ruberta), Nightingale (Sylvia luscinia), Eurasian Black Cap (Silvia atricapilla), Robin (Sylvia rubecula), Blue Bird (Sylvia sialis), Willow Warbler (Sylvia fitis)

This large antique lithograph is by Emil Hanselmann of Stuttgart in Germany and was made in about 1870. The original hand coloring and detail is superb. Antique prints by Hanselmann are rare and sought after due to their large size and lovely coloring. The condition is good with a small repair on the bottom the the centre fold, the paper is light creamy white. This is a fold out print so there is an unobtrusive crease down the centre as is often seen in large antique maps.

Date Made1850-1899
Paper Size45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)
Main ColorBrowns/Neutrals
Size Category41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]