Buller’s birds of New Zealand : the complete work of J.G. Keulemans / [text by] Geoff Norman.

Maker and role
Artist: J G Keulemans (b.1842, d.1912)
Author: Walter Buller (b.1803, d.1906)
Author: Geoff Norman
Publisher: Te Papa Press
Production date

Production place
Wellington/New Zealand
A complete, all-new edition of the classic 19th century ornithological paintings of John Gerrard Keulemans for Walter Buller’s iconic A History of the Birds of New Zealand, featuring fresh reproductions of the original watercolour paintings. Each exquisite bird image is accompanied by Buller’s descriptive text as well as up-to-date taxonomic information in English and Te reo Māori. This edition makes available the masterpieces inside the rarely seen, and highly valued, original books--Publisher information.
Object type
Media/materials description
Inside a boxed cover.
xii, 246 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 37 cm
Other name and type
Original: History of the birds of New Zealand
Birds - New Zealand - Pictorial works
Birds in art
Other reference numbers
598.2 KEU
Credit line
Keulemans, J.G. 2012. Buller’s birds of New Zealand : the complete work of J.G. Keulemans. Wellington, N.Z.: Te Papa Press.


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