1984 Print African Crakes Male Female Rail Lansdowne - ORIGINAL BD1


This is an original 1984 color print of seven rails: the Water's Crake (top: male left, female right), found only in eastern Madagascar; the Buffspotted Crake (middle: male left, female right), widespread in Africa; the Whitewinged Crake (bottom: male left, female right), commonly found in the Ethiopian highlands; and the Chestnut-tailed Crake (bottom) found from South Africa to western Kenya.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a group of lovely color prints of birds of the family Rallidae. Commonly called rails, they are small-to-medium sized birds which are mostly associated with marshes or wetland habitats.


This 27+ year old Item is rated Near Mint +. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Full Color
  • Grade: Near Mint +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14 inches; 25 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Lansdowne, J. Fenwick. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

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