1 August - 13 September 2015 | Mitre 10 Mega Create Gallery
The exquisite illustrations that brought Walter Buller's iconic books to life, alongside specimens from the ornithologist's extraordinary collection. Featuring work by artists J G Kuelemans and J Buchanan, from A History of the Birds of New Zealand, published in 1872-73; the famous book on NZ native birds.
image credit: Johannes G. Keulemans, Little spotted kiwi (Apteryx owenil), 1872, hand coloured lithograph (from A History of the Birds of New Zealand by Walter Buller, 1st edition, 1873), Te Papa. Developed and toured by Te Papa.
BULLER'S BIRDS: TALK AND TOUR
Sunday 9 August | 2pm
FREE to Friends of Expressions | $5 Public | No booking required
Join Rebecca Rice, curator of Historical New Zealand Art at Te Papa, for a tour through the exhibition Buller's Birds, followed by Devonshire Tea.