1852 Antique Print BIRDS Oyster Catcher DUNLIN Turnstone DOTTEREL With Hand Colouring

An 1852 hand coloured print from engraving.

An 1852 hand coloured print from engraving drawn by J. Stewart and engraved by John Sanderson. It shows various types of seabirds, with titles beneath:
European Oyster Catcher
Grey Phalarope (Summer Plumage)
Purre or Dunlin (Summer Plumage)
Ringed Dotterel
Turnstone (Summer Plumage).

Provenance: From a series of engravings in Oliver Goldsmith's History of the Earth and Animated Nature; Publisher: Blackie and Son, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London 1852.

The print measures 240 x 145 mm ( 9.5 x 5.75 " ) approx. It has a blank reverse. There are several light ring shaped marks on the print - visible in the scan. It has a some age yellowing and spotting, 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.  

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.

Condition Used
Weight 0.1kg