Gould, John, 1804-1881

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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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referencedIn Albrecht, Glenn Anthony. Goulds in the Hunter / Glenn and Jillian Albrecht. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology. Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology artwork Cornell University Library
referencedIn Gilbert, John, d. 1845. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. [The ornithological correspondence of John Gould]. Natural History Museum
creatorOf Elsey, Joseph Ravenscroft, 1834-1858. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lawrence, W., fl. 1851. Letter to John Gould. University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
creatorOf Backhouse, James, 1794-1869. Correspondence and accounts [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1836-1888. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold), 1806-1895. Correspondence, 1847-1894 (bulk 1865-1894). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold) Papers, ca. 1860s-1870s, Circa 1860s-1870s American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. John Gould : [vertical file] Morris Museum of Art Library
referencedIn Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Letter, 1841. Florida State University
referencedIn Lawrence, George Newbold, 1806-1895. George N. Lawrence collection of ornithological correspondence, 1865-1894. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Autograph letter signed from Edward Lear (1812-1888) to Edwin Prince, August 20, 1841, 1841
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. A collection of hand coloured plates from John Gould's ornithological works in which orchids have been used as background decoration / collected and presented by Stanley Smith to the John Herbert Beaumont Memorial Library. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Papers [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Letters and papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Papers of John Gould [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Drawings [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn McEvey, Allan. Annotated copy of La Trobe Library journal. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Lawrence, George Newbold, 1806-1895. Papers, ca. 1860s-1870s. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Macintyre, James J., 1794-1872. Notes and diary [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology artwork Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Carton, Charles M. Charles Carton print collection, 1614-1870. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857. Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Mr. Prince, agent of John Gould, 1841 Feb. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Eyton, T. C. (Thomas Campbell), 1809-1880. Correspondence, 1836-1874. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Letters and article [manuscript] / by Tom Iredale. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. Phaethornis philippi (Philippi's hermit) print. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Thomas Campbell Eyton correspondence, 1836-1874, 1836-1874 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Gould, John, 1804-1881. [Australian mammal drawings] / [John Gould]. Natural History Museum
referencedIn Joel Oppenheimer, Inc. Catalogs of Audubon prints. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology. Laboratory of Ornithology records, 1979-1985. Cornell University Library
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associatedWith Albrecht, Glenn Anthony. person
associatedWith Backhouse, James, 1794-1869. person
associatedWith Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857. person
associatedWith Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology. corporateBody
associatedWith Elsey, Joseph Ravenscroft, 1834-1858. person
associatedWith Eyton, T. C. (Thomas Campbell), 1809-1880. person
associatedWith Franklin, Jane Lady, 1792-1875 person
associatedWith Franklin, John Sir, 1786-1847 person
associatedWith Gilbert, John, d. 1845 person
associatedWith Gray, John Edward person
associatedWith Hullmandel & Walton, corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence, George Newbold, 1806-1895. person
associatedWith Lawrence, W., fl. 1851. person
associatedWith Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. person
associatedWith Macintyre, James J., 1794-1872. person
associatedWith McEvey, Allan. person
correspondedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. person
associatedWith Ramsay, E. P. (Edward Pierson), 1842-1916 person
associatedWith Richter, H. C. (Henry Constantine), 1821-1903, person
associatedWith Smith, Stanley. person
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Australia
Australia
Australia--Hunter River Region (N.S.W.)
Australia
Australia
Australia
Australia
Subject
Birds in art
Natural history
Ornithology
Orchids--Pictorial works
Animals--Pictorial works
Birds
Birds--Pictorial works
Hummingbirds--Pictorial works
Ornithologists--Archives
Voyages and travels
Occupation
Ornithologists
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Birth 1804-09-14

Death 1881-02-03

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