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Image number: RS.9483
Credit: © The Royal Society
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‘Ramphastos dicolorus’

Date

1834

Creator

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

Object type

Library reference

41611

Material

Technique

Dimensions

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

Subject

Biology
   > Natural history
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

The red-breasted toucan (also known as the green-billed toucan). 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