Ellis, Ralph N. (Ralph Nicholson), 1908-1945
Found in 7 Records:
Collection of 190 pictures of birds in watercolor, pen, and pencil, by several artists, as well as 2 title pages, board, and spine. Includes birds found in Australia, India, and New Guinea.
This collection consists of one watercolor painting of multiple birds called ruffs. The painting was created by M.H.A. Staring (1897-1929), a Dutch artist and ornithologist whose specialty was depicting zoological subjects.
Preparatory manuscript artwork and separate lithographic prints for the bird books created by John Gould and the artists employed in his publication workshop in London, England, in the 19th century. Birds found in these books exist around the world, including in North and South America, Asia, Australia, the United Kingdom and continental Europe, the Himalayan mountains, New Guinea, and Papua.