Lydekker Huia

Print description



Salmon (male), Salmo salar,
Chromoxylograph, coloured woodblock print.



British Fresh Water Fishes, by the Reverend W. Houghton, London 1879.



Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917).

Addional Notes:


According to the title page of British Fresh Water Fishes, the author, Rev. W. Houghton, served as rector of Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Shropshire. At the same time, he was a serious naturalist who had previously authored Sea-side Walks of a Naturalist, and was a Fellow of the Linnaean Society of London, a scientific society for the study of biology founded in 1788. For this work, Houghton studied the specimens in the collection of the British Museum.


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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