This listing is for an 1858 hand coloured print from engraving.
It shows a pair of Pigeons (also giving their names in welsh):
Purple Crowned Pigeon - Colomen Borfforgoronedig -(info. Ptilinopus superbus)
Red Collared Pigeon - Colomen Gochdorchog - (info. Streptopelia tranquebarica )
Provenance: From a series of engravings in Oliver Goldsmith's A History of the Earth and Animated Nature; Publisher: A Fullerton, Edinburgh & London 1858.
The print measures 245 x 160 mm ( 9.5 x 6.25) " approx. It has a blank reverse. It has a little age yellowing, please refer to scans for condition. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve
Info. in the description is for research purposes and does not appear on the print. Our use of 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 as was this one.
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