The Birds of New Guinea Postcard
Birds of Paradise have captivated Western audiences since the 19th century for their magnificent plumage and extraordinary courtship rituals. Here two resplendent males are seen competing for the attention of a patient – and ostensibly disinterested – female shown in the background.
This postcard features bookplate 24 from ‘The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands’, Volume 1, by John Gould (1875-88), sourced from Museums Victoria's own collection of rare books. A miniature version of our exclusive print, this postcard makes a great missive, decoration or memento.
- Postcard Dimensions (cm): 12 x 18
- Printed on 350gsm, acid-free paper.
- 100% carbon-neutral and FSC-certified.
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