Lydekker Huia

Print description



Head of Buller's Albatros, Head of Salvin's Albatros, Diomedia bulleri, Diomedea salvini.
Hand coloured lithograph



Walter Lawry Buller's  Supplement to the Birds of New Zealand, 1905.



John Gerard Keulemans

Addional Notes:


The Supplement was published "for the subscribers" by the author in London, 1905.
There are two volumes containing the following colour plates:

Vol. 1: Haast's Kiwi, Southern Megapode and chick, Hutton's Rail, Sunday-Island Petrel, Heads of Albatroses.

Vol. 2: Auckland Island Merganser, Rufous-faced Owl, Belted Kaka and Variety, Antipodes-Island Parrakeet, Island Wren, North-Island Wren, Chatham-Island Warbler and Chatham-Island Robin.

The 12 plates are hand-coloured, after the pattern drawn by J.G.Keulemans, by the Misses Dora Louise, Daisy Madeline, and Sylvia Rosamund Bowdler-Sharpe, and Mr. G. Edwards.

The Supplements were limited to 500 sets.


Display &
Framing Notes:


Do not hang in direct sunlight.
This print should be framed with acid free archival matting and archival glass.



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