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Birds of Great Britain and Ireland
by Arthur Butler
Illustrated by Henrik Grönvold and F.W. Frohawk
Published by Caxton Publishing Co., London, circa 1890

Original 125-year-old color lithographs (chromolithographs) • Titles in English
Sheet size: approximately 8.75 x 11.25 inches.

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Henrik Grönvold

Henrik Grönvold (1858-1940) was a Danish naturalist and artist. From an early age, he developed an interest in natural history
and spent his time drawing the birds and animals around him. In his early years he studied drawing in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 1892, Grönvold left for America by way of England. It was in London that he landed a job preparing bird skeletons for the Natural History Museum. There he developed skill as a taxidermist and established his reputation as an artist. In 1895, Gronvold joined an expedition to the Savage islands, returning later to continue as an artist at the Musem.

By the end of the century, Grönvold’s work was well represented in scientific literature.
He also produced plates of bird eggs (see page 4) , which were quite unusual and rarely found in early bird books.

Click thumbnails for enlargement (note: entire sheet is too large for scanner)

Chiff Chaff
Plate 25
Chiff Chaff

Willow Warbler
Plate 26
Chiff Chaff
$40

Wood Warbler
Plate 27
Wood Warbler
$40

Reed Warbler
Plate 28
Reed Warbler
$40

Marsh Warbler
Plate 29
Marsh Warbler
$40

Sedge Warbler
Plate 30
Sedge Warbler
$40

Aquatic Warbler
Plate 31
Aquatic Warbler
$35

Grasshopper Warbler
Plate 32
Grasshopper Warbler
$35

Savi's Warbler
Plate 33
Savi's Warbler
$35

Hedge Sparrow
Plate 34
Hedge Sparrow
$45

Alpine Accentor
Plate 35
Alpine Accentor
$40

Dipper
Plate 36
Dipper
$45

Bearded Reedling
Plate 37
Bearded Reedling
$45

Long-tailed Titmouse
Plate 38
Long-tailed Titmouse
$45

Great Tit
Plate 39
Great Tit
$55

Coal Tit
Plate 40
Coal Tit

Marsh Tit
Plate 41
Marsh Tit
$40

Blue Tit
Plate 42
Blue Tit


Crested Tit
Plate 43
Crested Tit
$45

Nuthatch
Plate 44
Nuthatch

Wren
Plate 45
Wren
$50

Tree Creeper
Plate 46
Tree Creeper
$40

Pied Wagtail
Plate 47
Pied Wagtail
$35

White Wagtail
Plate 48
White Wagtail
$35

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