The Birds of New Guinea Postcard
The Birds of New Guinea Postcard

The Birds of New Guinea Postcard

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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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