Head of a pink cockatoo

A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia

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Australia’s most beautiful birds! John Gould’s commissioned lithograph volumes are famous for their intimate examinations of Australia’s magnificent ornithology. Here we see a close study of the vibrant coloration of Major Mitchell's cockatoo (Lophochroa leadbeateri).

This exclusive rare print sourced from Museums Victoria's own collection features an illustrated bookplate from A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands by John Gould (1837-1838).

Printed with Epson UltraChrome® HDX all-pigment aqueous ink for accurate colour with an enhanced gamut, Dmax and image durability.

All prints are printed on Ilford Galerie Textured Cotton Rag paper, a leading paper stock in professional fine art printing. This mould made, 100% cotton rag paper has been crafted specifically to meet the needs of fine art photographers who want the confidence that the media they use will deliver accurate and dynamic results time after time. Textured Cotton Rag is free of optical brighteners and meets the criteria for durability according to ISO 9706.

A2 Print - 420mm x 594mm

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Museums Victoria Store, purchase any three archival prints for the special price of $119.95, for a limited time only. Discount automatically applied at checkout.


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