Pigeon – Blue Crowned Pigeon – Goura (Columba coronata; today: Goura cristata). In the fine fanned out feather head gear in great pose in slightly overgrown hilly landscape with a farm in the distance. Colored engraving by Fournier after Eduard Traviès (Doullens 1809 – after 1866). (1841-44.) 5½ × 8⅝ in (14 × 22 cm).
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