MONKEY Original Victorian Print
Entitled: Boutourlini's Guenon
Printing Method: Chromolithograph.
The Boutourlini name seems to have fallen out of use, and shown here is possibly accepted today as The Diana Monkey (Cercopithecus diana)
Provenance: LLOYDS Natural History in a series of volumes; Printed by Messrs Wyman & Sons Ltd. Published c1896
They bear no artists initials or name unless specifically mentioned in the description, but this series were usually attributed to the author of the various works - They were:
Richard Lydekker - Marsupials, Cats.
Henry Forbes - Monkeys.
W. R. Ogilvie Grant - Birds.
R. Bowdler Sharpe - British Birds.
W. F. Kirby - Butterflies or Entomology.
Chromolithography was a form of colour printing originating in the early Victorian era (19thC) and becoming very popular in the later 1800's.
The print measures overall 180 x 120 mm (7 x 4.75 ") approx. It is blank on the reverse and is suitable for framing. There is a crease to the print - see scan. There may be some occasional light foxing (brown spots) - please check the larger picture for condition. There are some slight binding marks to top edge. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.
Info. in the description relates to my research only and does not form part of the print. This print would have been originally bound in a book at some time. Please feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly.
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