1858 Antique Print HOG PIGS Babirusa CHINESE White Lipped Peccary COLLARED

Product code: B11 Pl 6

Original Antique Print

Date: 1851
Printing Method: Engraving; with original hand colour
Period: Victorian

Hand coloured print showing four types of pig or hog.

Info. Although untitled they are Babyrouessa (Babirusa Babirousa) - Chinese Hog - White Lipped Hog (Peccary) - Collared Hog.

Provenance: From A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith. Publisher: A. Fullarton & Co. London, Edinburgh and Dublin. 1858

The print bears no artists initials or name unless specifically mentioned in the description.


The print measures overall 245 x 160 mm ( 9.5 x 6.25") approx. It has a blank reverse. It has some age yellowing and handling marks to edges; please refer to scans for condition, and quality of hand colouring. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.

Info. in the description relates to my research only and does not form part of the print.

My use of the term " original print" is a pictorial 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 steel, copper and wood engravings, etchings, woodcuts, lithographs etc. Many prints/maps would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.

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Condition Used
Product Code B11 Pl 6
Weight 0.1kg