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The rarest of the albatross. A 1982 survey estimated that there were approximately 250 birds world wide.

The birds breed in the North Pacific Islands, especially Japan and they are found in the Northern Oceans and trans-equitorial, rarely in the Southern Oceans.

The original letterpress description accompanies this lithograph.


Published in The Birds of Australia. 1840-1848.


Author. John Gould.


Artist. John Gould and Henry Richter.


Lithograph. Original hand colouring.


Paper size. 545 mm x 365 mm.


Condition. EXCELLENT.


Acquired from the Glenbow Museum,Calgary, Canada.

DIOMEDEA BRACHYURA : Temm: [Diomedea albatrus. Short-tailed Albatross.]

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