Cacatua Leadbeteri

Artists: John Gould (1804–1881) and Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902)

Printed by: Charles Hullmandel


Source: Gould, plate 2

Gould's wife Elizabeth had died of puerperal fever in 1840 after bearing him eight children, but work continued apace, with the zoological illustrator H. C. Richter replacing her in December 1841 (see Russell 68), and adopting a similar style. [Commentary continues below.]

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