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Casuaridae - cassowaries


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Keulemans worked from the live birds housed in Lord Rothschild's private menagerie at Tring and travelled to Germany to sketch the live specimens at the Zoological Gardens of Berlin. Rothschild was scouring the world for any species or sub-species that had escaped his notice. The Fockelmanns were well-known dealers in rare birds, based in Hamburg

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gruidae - cranes


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These chromo-lithographed plates were published in the Monogprah of the Cranes, 1872. The illustrations were commissioned by G.F. Westerman (1807-90), the director of the Gardens. Westerman. He appointed the German illustrator Heinrich Leutemann (1824-1905), who created fifteen of the plates. As Westerman died before the book finished, Blaauw (1860-1936) finished the text and commissioned an additional seven plates by the renowned bird artist and illustrator J.G. Keulemans (1842-1912).

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jacamars en puffbirds


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John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912) is described by Christine Jackson as "the major bird book illustrator for 30 years at the end of the 19th century" ( Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World , 1999, p.314), and an artist who "worked to a consistently high standard." This is certainly true of the excellent illustrations in the present work. Every species is carefully depicted against a naturalistic background, with the plumage precisely indicated and beautifully coloured. Sclater notes in the preface that "The Jacamars and Puff-birds formed the subject of some of my earliest studies in Ornithology. Of the former of these families I published a Synopsis in 1852, of the latter in 1856.

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ramphastidae - toucans


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trochilidae - kolibries


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