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CHRYSOMITRIDOPS CAERULEOROSTRIS c. 1890 "KAUA'I AKEPA" : ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PRINT
CHRYSOMITRIDOPS CAERULEOROSTRIS c. 1890 "KAUA'I AKEPA" : ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PRINT
CHRYSOMITRIDOPS CAERULEOROSTRIS c. 1890 "KAUA'I AKEPA" : ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PRINT

CHRYSOMITRIDOPS CAERULEOROSTRIS c. 1890 "KAUA'I AKEPA" : ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PRINT

Regular price $950.00 Sale

A very rare and valuable original antique print CHRYSOMITRIDOPS CAERULEOROSTRIS  c. 1890-1899 "KAUA'I AKEPA" Birds of the Sandwich Isles

Image measures 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 w/Fine Royal Paisley Design & Gold Inset Boarder

Matted Deep Green Linen w/Fine Koa Wood Trim Inset & Boarder 20 1/2 x 17

Collection

Rothchild Collection

Creator(s):

F.W. Frohawk, engraved by F.W. Frohawk

Date: 1890

Subject:

Kaua'i Akepa

Chrysomitridops Caerulerostris

Country:

United Kingdom

Publication:

Wilson, Scott B. (Scott Barchard). Aves Hawaiiensis: the birds of the Sandwich Islands. London: R.H. Porter, 1890

 

Work Type:

Prints (visual works)

This important ornithological study of "Chrysomitridops Caerulerostris" from "Aves Hawaiienses" by Scott Wilson and A. H. Evans, 1890-99, is an original hand coloured stone lithograph by Frederick William Frohawk.  Sold by subscription, this first edition image portrays the locally known Akeke'e or Kaua'i Akepa.  Although endangered this bird can still be seen on the roads and trails of Koke'e on the island of Kaua'i.

 

"Beautiful and Stunning"...