Pheasant Journal / Notebook - 5in x 7in

Free Shipping
5in x 7in Journal with plain or ruled paper. The cover shows a Pheasant standing upon a tree stump, painted by wildlife artist Peter Paillou (c.1720 - c.1790) in the mid-18th Century.

Pheasant Journal

Our Pheasant Journal is a hardback journal / notebook, which provides the perfect inspiration for you to scribble, doodle, draw or write in. With a premium vinyl laminated hardcover wrap around back, the Pheasant stands out with beautiful, vibrant colour.

Our Pheasant Journal has a smooth, matte finish on the exterior, and feature 64 pages (128 sides) of 90 gsm paper on the inside.

You can choose from either ruled or blank paper on the inner pages.

  • Size: 5″ x 7″ (12.7cm x 17.8cm) in size with a half inch (1.27cm) thick spine.
  • Pages: 64 pages (128 sides) of 90gsm paper.
  • Paper type; Available with plain or ruled paper.
  • Hardback Cover: Chipboard with a vinyl laminate over the Pheasant design.

* Please note that the website images of the Pheasant Journal (above) are low resolution for illustrative purposes. The Pheasant Journal uses very high resolution images to give the finished notebook a crisp and clear finish.

The Taylor White Collection

The watercolour painting of the Pheasant 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 Pheasant 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 Pheasant 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 Common Pheasant

The Common Pheasant (Scientific name: Phasianus colchicus) may have originally hailed from Asia and certain parts of Europe, but its charm and status as a popular gamebird have earned it a passport to travel and thrive across the globe.

As you venture through the picturesque British countryside, it's nearly impossible not to encounter one of these mesmerizing creatures. The male pheasant, also known as the cock pheasant, is a true showstopper with its brilliant plumage, featuring a dazzling blend of copper-red, bright gold, and iridescent shades of purple and green. A sight to behold, indeed!

So, the next time you're out exploring the great outdoors, keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of the enchanting pheasant. With its extraordinary plumage and wide geographical distribution, this spectacular bird is sure to leave you spellbound!

Production & Delivery

From the point of order, the production of your Pheasant Journal 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.