London: Hullmandel & Walton, 1842. Original period hand colored lithograph, from John Gould's "Birds of Australia", the most complete and comprehensive ornithological work on Australia ever completed published. Plate Number 16, Volume I.
Powerful image of a pair of Radiated Goshawks, the female sitting on her nest perched on a rocky outcropping. The bird's habitat is in the dense brush along the Manning and Clarence River on the east coast of NSW; it is the largest Australian Goshawk.
14 1/2 x 21 1/2". Trove 1899173. Item #24435