image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Green woodpeckers

Comments? Do please tell us: [email protected]

From the Collection

Description

Two green woodpeckers, a male standing on a tree trunk at left with a grass stem in his beak, facing a female, looking out from a hole in the tree; illustration to R L Wallace's 'British Cage Birds' (London: 1887). Wood-engraving, printed in colours.
Additional Makers: Print possibly made by - Benjamin Fawcett; Print possibly made by - Alexander Francis Lydon
Inscription: Lettered within image at lower left: 'A. F. Lydon', below image with the title, and below: '(Male and Female.)'
For full details please visit the collection website

Image Licence

Image Credit

image © Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Leeds, England

Country

Medium