Proof plate of the White Browed & Chestnut Crowned Babbler from the "Birds of Australia", Morganornis Superciliosus & Pomatostomus Ruficeps. G. M. H. Gronvold Mathews.

Proof plate of the White Browed & Chestnut Crowned Babbler from the "Birds of Australia", Morganornis Superciliosus & Pomatostomus Ruficeps.

London: Witherby & Co. This is a proof plate with original hand color, with a pencilled notation "Feet Black". In the published version, the feet are correctly painted black. Paper size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4". Ca. 1922. Mathews published his masterwork "Birds of Australia" from 1910 through 1928. In their published form, the lithographs were hand colored. Item #13861

Price: $450.00

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