This auction is for :- An original untitled 1853 colour print, from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
The Birds Eggs of the Crested Tit
A beautiful colour 1853 plate - A colour print from wood engraving finished with original hand colouring. Miel
Provenance: The Rev F. O. Morris Publisher; Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row MDCCCLIII 1853 - Engraved and printed by Benjamin Fawcett of Middle Street, Driffield, Yorkshire, Printer and Publisher, using the Baxters Process under licence. Reive
Benjamin Fawcett (1808 Bridlington - 1893) was one of the finest of English19thC woodblock and wood engraving printers.
It measures 200x130mm (8x5") approx. plus borders. There is some foxing and a little age yellowing around the borders which is a feature of items of great age It is on good quality paper with a blank reverse. This plate is ideal for matting and framing.
Some of these prints show a little age yellowing which is a feature of items of great age and there may be some scattered but light, brown spotting (foxing). This print inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time and may have binding witness marks to edge, - 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
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