J. Gould and H.C. Richter, "Thaumatias Brevirostris," and "Thaumatias Affinis," 20th c., pair of hummingbird prints, after the 19th c. originals, presented in gilt frames, H.- 21 in., W.- 14 1/4 in.
Condition consistent with age. Light cockling is observed throughout. A light brown horizontal line is noted across the bottom margin, below the text. A flea-size brown spot is seen in the middle of the left margin. A faint brown discoloration is observed below the black cloud to the left. A pea-size brown discoloration is seen below the moon with several flea-size spots nearby. A faint white streak is seen, measuring approximately 2 inches, near the upper left corner. A 1 inch spot of lighter discoloration is noted in the water. An intriguing scene.
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