Nozeman Bird Sepp Sterna with nest and 2 eggs. This authentic antique print was published from 1779-1820. It took an amazing 59 years to complete this work on Dutch birds. During that period, the Dutch colonized areas all over the world. These magnificent antiques are hand colored copper plate engraving. Hand made rag paper. Nederlandsche Vogelen meaning the Birds of the Netherlands. 15×21.5 in.