1896 ANTIQUE PRINT Javan Jungle Fowl PHEASANT FAMILY Victorian Chromolithograph

Product code: B11


Victorian Antique Print

Date: 1896


Javan Jungle Fowl


Printing Method: Chromolithograph.

Info. The Green Junglefowl, also known as Green Junglefowl, Forktail or Green Javanese Junglefowl - a member of the pheasant family.

Provenance: LLOYD'S Natural History in a series of volumes; Printed by Messrs Wyman & Sons Ltd.

They bear no artist's initials or name unless specifically mentioned in the description, but this series were usually attributed to the author of the various works. They were:

Richard Lydekker - Marsupials, Cats.

Henry Forbes - Monkeys.

W. R. Ogilvie Grant - Birds.

R. Bowdler Sharpe - British Birds.

W. F. Kirby - Butterflies or Entomology.


Chromolithography was a form of colour printing originating in the early Victorian era (19thC) and becoming very popular in the later 1800's.


The print measures overall 180 x 120 mm (7 x 4.75 ") approx. It is blank on the reverse and is suitable for framing. There may be some occasional light foxing (brown spots); small marks - please check the larger picture for condition. There are some slight binding marks to top edge. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.

Info. in the description relates to my research only and does not form part of the print. This print would have been originally bound in a book at some time. Please feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly.

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Condition Used
Product Code B11
Weight 0.1kg