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John Gould: the Bird Man
Wed. 26 July 2017, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm AEST
John Gould was a British ornithologist and artist. It is estimated over half a million individual hand coloured plates of birds and animals were produced under the Gould name. This extraordinary output wasthe result of Gould's drive and business acumen as well as an administrative agents. Hear about John Gould's work and life and see some of his publications from the Library's rare books collection.