Bird prints c.1855 lot x 6 Ornithology Hitchcock hand colored lithographs
Bird prints c.1855 lot x 6 Ornithology Hitchcock hand colored lithographs Bird prints c.1855 lot x 6 Ornithology Hitchcock hand colored lithographs
$ 225.00


(American Birds- Ornithology)

Issued Philadelphia, c.mid-1850's, lithographed by Wm. Hitchcock.

Hitchcock was an active and important lithographer who worked for Audubon, Cassin, Duval and Bowen.

Nice lot of six (6) antique mid-19th century lithographed prints of specific birds, each with original hand color.

Attractive early printed images of American birds, based on field studies and observations.

Numenius Tahitiensis, Gmelin.
Phasianus Bersicolor, Vieillot.
Phasianus Soemmeringil, Temminck.
Garrulac Perspicillatus, Gmelin.
Heterornis Sericea, Gmelin.
Ixos Haemorrhous, Gmelin.

All are visually attractive, mostly clean and nice condition, light offsetting, any age flaws or condition issues are very minor and easy to forgive or overlook.

Sheets all measure approx. 8 1/4" x 11 1/4".

Printed areas measure approx 6" x 8".

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