Carolina Parakeet by Mark Catesby, Matted Art Print, Natural History, Bird Illustration
Carolina Parakeet, print by Mark Catesby. This fine-art reproduction is printed on heavy 216 gsm acid-free art paper. It includes a custom-cut antique white mat, backing board and clear sleeve. Handcrafted in USA when you order.
• SMALL: 5 x 7" print is matted in 8" x 10" antique white mat.
• MEDIUM: 8 x 10" print is matted in 11" x 14" antique white mat.
• LARGE: 11 x 14" print is matted in 16" x 20" antique white mat.
BEHIND THE SCENES:This colorful illustration of a Carolina Parakeet was published in London, 1729, in a book titled "Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands" by Mark Catesby, an English naturalist. The book was the first published account of flora and fauna of North America. It included 220 plates of birds, reptiles and amphibians, fish, insects, and mammals, as well as plants.