Blue & Yellow Macaw Greetings Card

A high quality greetings card printed on Mohawk fine art paper of a Blue & Yellow Macaw sitting in a tree, painted by wildlife painter Peter Paillou (c.1720 - c.1790) in the mid-18th Century.


Blue & Yellow Macaw Greetings Card

Our Blue & Yellow Macaw Greetings Card is a fine art greetings card, which is printed on 324gsm Mohawk card. The giclée printed Blue & Yellow Macaw stands out with beautiful, vibrant colour, showing the fine detail of the artist's work. Mohawk card is a tactile, premium uncoated paper, which is acid-free. It is a museum-quality card, which is also of archival quality.

The interior of the card is left blank so that you can use the cards all year round for any occasion.

  • Size: 4" x 6" (102mm x 152mm).
  • Card: 324gsm Mohawk fine art card stock featuring a Blue & Yellow Macaw design on the front cover.
  • Envelopes: Brown craft envelopes.

The Taylor White Collection

The watercolour painting of the Blue & Yellow Macaw comes from the collection of Taylor White F.R.S. (1701-1772). In the mid-18th Century, White commissioned the celebrated wildlife painter, Peter Paillou (c.1720 - c.1790) to paint a number of specimens for his collection. The Blue & Yellow Macaw was one of the watercolour paintings, which resulted from the collaboration between White and Paillou.

Taylor White, a barrister by profession, was a keen naturalist and collector. He commissioned over 900 paintings of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish from the finest painters of his day. He was a Fellow of The Royal Society and founding Treasurer of The Foundling Hospital in London.

The original watercolour of the Blue & Yellow Macaw is extremely finely painted, with great detail being seen in all of the details of the painting. This depth of colour and detail has been captured brilliantly through the digitalisation process and is replicated for you on this delightful journal.

The Blue & Yellow Macaw

The Blue & Yellow Macaw (Scientific name: Ara aracauna) is native to Central and South America. The Blue & Yellow Macaw is often seen by people to be the archetypal "parrot" with its feathers of vivid blues, yellows and oranges. It is a bird, which is often kept as a house-pet or in an aviary in the Western World. The Blue & Yellow Macaw has the capability to learn to speak or mimic human voices and can live as long as 60-70 years, when well looked after in captivity.

Production & Delivery

From the point of order, the production of your Blue & Yellow Macaw Greetings Card will take 2-3 working days. It will then be despatched to you, arriving approximately 24-48 hours later.

Credit: Taylor White Collection, Rare Books & Special Collections, McGill University Library.

Possible Product Variations

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Card Quantity

10, 20, 50


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