Antique print. The Manucode

The Manucode

Artist/Collection: Wild Nature
Product Code: FRP26250
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The Manucode

29 x 21.5 (11.5 x 8.5)
Phonygamus kerandreni. The males have extraordinary vocal powers. After Sharpe's "Monograph of the birds of paradise".
Papua New Guinea

This vintage lithograph is from Wild Nature, made in the early 1930s in London and Australia. It is what's known as an instructive picture, a genre of antique prints created to educate people about the natural world. As such they usually show animals realistic scenery. They are great art works for children's rooms and for people with a keen interest in wildlife. The image area is in very good condition with attractive coloring. The white margins have some minor indentations.

© Fine Rare Prints

Date Made 1900-1949
Paper Size 29 x 21.5 (11.5 x 8.5)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Blue
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)