Gould, John, 1804-1881

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1804-09-14
Death 1881-02-03
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

By the time of his death in 1881, John Gould was the most acclaimed publisher of illustrated orinthology in Europe. Hummingbirds were his favorite species. To capture on paper the bright iridescent color of the plumage, Gould developed a special forumla of oils and color over gold leaf.

From the description of Phaethornis philippi (Philippi's hermit) print. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 166261106

Gould was an ornithologist.

From the description of Letters and article [manuscript] / by Tom Iredale. 1888-1951. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225829169

Ornithologist. Following his first visit to Australia in 1838, Gould began publication in England of "The birds of Australia" in 36 parts. A supplementary volume was published in 1869.

From the description of Papers. 1838-1884. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225712241

Ornithologist. Publisher of several volumes of the paintings of birds, including The Birds of Australia.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225757184

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Subjects:

  • Birds in art
  • Natural history
  • Ornithology
  • Orchids--Pictorial works
  • Animals--Pictorial works
  • Birds
  • Birds--Pictorial works
  • Hummingbirds--Pictorial works
  • Ornithologists--Archives
  • Voyages and travels

Occupations:

  • Ornithologists

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia--Hunter River Region (N.S.W.) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)