[The Mandarin Duck. Plate XLV. (Aex galerita).]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 171 x 241mm (6¾ x 9½").
The Mandarin Duck is an East Asian perching duck and is found across Asia, eastern China and southern Japan. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
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