John Gould may have been the “Bird Man,” but Elizabeth Gould was the Bird Artist

It is an acknowledged truth that a single taxidermist must be in want of a wife—preferably one skilled with a pencil and brush. This, at least, seems to have been the case for John Gould, a preserver of animals and aspiring naturalist who was working at the Zoological Society of London in the late 1820s… Continue reading John Gould may have been the “Bird Man,” but Elizabeth Gould was the Bird Artist