Lydekker Huia

Print description



Davllia lindleyi-pinna,
Chromoxylograph (color wood engraving )



Edward Joseph Lowe’s, Ferns, British & Exotic, 1872.



Benjamin Fawcett after drawings by A.F.Lyndon

Addional Notes:


Edward Joseph Lowe's eight-volume Ferns: British and Exotic was a direct result of Fernmania. His fascination with ferns led him to study and paint them throughout the entire second half of the nineteenth century. The first volume of Ferns: British and Exotic was published in 1856 and republished in 1872. His career culminated in 1895 with Fern Growing; Fifty Years Experience in Crossing and Cultivation. The prints were printed with engraved woodblocks by Benjamin Fawcett and designed and engraved by A.F. Lydon. There were a number of New Zealand ferns included in the volumes.


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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