[The Razorbill or Auk. Plate L. (Alca torda).
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
The Razorbill is a colonial seabird that only comes to land in order to breed. They are found across sub-arctic and boreal waters of the Atlantic and so can be seen on the rocky shores and cliffs in western Europe, North America, northwestern Russia and northern France. 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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