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Circumpolar in the Southern Oceans and breeds on the sub-Antarctic Islands. The younger birds are dark feathered and as they age, progressively become white. The largest of all the albatross.

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 colour.

 

Paper size. 545 mm x 365 mm.

 

Condition. EXCELLENT.

 

Acquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

DIOMEDEA EXULANS : Linn. [Wandering Albatross.]

AU$950.00Price
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