Lydekker Huia

Print description



Red-tailed Tropic bird
Hand-coloured engraving. The paper is hand made Whatman paper. This print is watermarked.



The Naturalist's Miscellany by George Shaw and Frederick Nodder, published from 1790-1813.



Richard Nodder

Addional Notes:


Vivarium Naturae, the Naturalist's Miscellany, by George Shaw (1751-1813) and Frederick Polydor Nodder (1773-1801) was published between 1790-1813 in monthly parts. George Shaw was the first zoologist to concentrate on Australian species and the first to depict the Kiwi.


The majority of the plates are by Richard Nodder, Frederick's son. It includes 281 plates of birds, 256 insecs (of which 162 are butterflies or moths), 164 fish, 84 shells, 58 reptiles or amphibians, 32 mammals or mrsupials and of the remaining 191 plates, 14 are of custacea.

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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