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    JOHN GOULD AND H.C. RICHTER (British, 1804 - 1881)
    Calypte Helen
    Colored lithograph
    21.25 x 14.75in.(both pages)
    Credits at the bottom lower left: J. Gould and H. C. Richter, del. et lith.
    Lower right: Hullmandel & Walton, Imp.

    Published in the Gould's famous monograph, Family of Hummingbirds (Monograph of the Trochilidae). His birds were printed as hand-colored stone lithographs from his original paintings. The print was taken from a bound volume. Text is included.

    Condition Report*:

    Very good condition with normal age toning, some minor blemishes and very slight creasing outside the image

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    Oct-Nov, 2006
    9th-6th Monday-Monday
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