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Image number: RS.9482
Credit: © The Royal Society
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‘Ramphastos ariel’

Date

1834

Creator

Elizabeth Gould (1804-1841, British), Artist
John Gould (1804-1881, British), Ornithologist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 560mm
width (print): 370mm

Subject

Biology
   > Natural history
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

The ariel toucan (now classified as Ramphastos vitellinus ariel). Illustration from A monograph of the Ramphastidae, or family of toucans, by John Gould (London, 1834).

Object history

Elizabeth Gould (nee Coxen), John Gould’s wife, was trained in the art of lithography by Edward Lear.

Associated place