25 June 2004
Yellow Bird or American Goldfinch (Plate 33)
American Goldfinch, Carduelis tristis
Engraved, Printed & Coloured by R. Havell & Son, London.__1828.
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1828, 1-in. tear on lower margin, very minor surface soiling at edges, otherwise in fine condition.
Plate: 19½ x 12 3/16 in. (495 x 309 mm)
Sheet: 39 5/8 x 26 3/8 in. (1006 x 670 mm)
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