J Wilkes Lithograph Print Scientific Illustration of Bird Wildlife: Chatterers (Ampelis) and Rollers (Coracias)

BUY IT NOW! Antique lithograph print of Ampelis (genus) birds, purple-throated chatterer and Pompadour chatterer by J. Wilkes. Scientific illustration with exquisite detail. Great piece for a birder or wildlife biologist. These birds are native to South America (Brazil, French Guiana). Print text: “Ampelis. Plate II. 1. The Pompadour Chatterer. 2. The Purple-throated Chatterer. Pass sc. London. Published as the Act directs, August 22, 1807, by J. Wilkes.” Approximate dimensions: PRINT: 12″ (length) x 10″ (width); FRAME: 18″ (length) x 15″ (width). c. early 1800s. Printed in England.




Second print: Antique lithograph print of Coracias (genus) birds, common roller and Indian roller by J. Wilkes. These birds are native to Europe and South Asia. Print text: “Coracias. G. Edwards del. J. Pafs Sculp. 1. The Common Roller. 2. The Indian Roller. London. Published as the Act directs, June 4th, 1802, by J. Wilkes.” Approximate dimensions: PRINT: 12″ (length) x 10″ (width); FRAME: 18″ (length) x 15″ (width). c. early 1800s. Printed in England.

References:

(1) The History of British Guiana p. 395-6

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