~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This listing is for a :- 1858 untitled hand coloured print from engraving, with the publisher's details at the foot of the print
Possibly from drawings by J. Stewart and engraved by T. Brown, It shows:-
A New Zealand Caracara ( which does not appear to exist, but due to the name is possibly a Striated Caracara Phalcoboenus australis )
There is a small repaired tear to the border near the bird's tail, and a couple of pin holes in the border (the latter could be cropped out when mounting).
Provenance: From a series of engravings in Oliver Goldsmith's A History of the Earth and Animated Nature; Publisher: A Fullerton, Edinburgh & London 1851 and 1858
The print measures 245 x 160 mm ( 9.5 x 6.25) " approx. It has a blank reverse. It has a considerable amount of age yellowing with handling marks, please refer to scans for condition.
please check the larger picture for condition, anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve
Info. The term "an original print" is an image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcut etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time
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