EQUIDAE 1885 Antique Original Print from Steel Engraving Horse Zebra

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  • Sold Date: Aug 24, 2015
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EQUIDAE 1885 Antique Original Print from Steel Engraving Horse Zebra
Originalantique engraving print from a good quality, late nineteenth century Encyclopaedia, c. 1885. Use for research, study, display, decor, framing, crafts, altered art, mixed media, collector gift. Natural History Animals Mammals Horse Zebra
PRINT TITLE: EQUIDAE
QUANTITY OF PRINTS IN LISTING: 1
PRINT TYPE: Original print(s) from steel engraving.
IMAGE: 2 line engraved drawings
VERSO: Blank
DATE: Undated, c.1885
SIZE: 6.5 x 9.6 ins / 165 x 245mm (maximum - note that the binding edge may be uneven).
PAPER: Good quality, thick, firm; colour has aged to creamy-white
CONDITION: Good. A few small marks. Please also see the 'General Note on Condition' in the body of the listing.
CATEGORIES: Art: Prints (Antique pre 1900) Prints & Bookplates National Encyclopaedia Horses
SOURCE: "The National Encyclopaedia. A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by Writers of Eminence in Literature, Science and Art", published c. 1885 William Mackenzie, London, Edinburgh & Glasgow. This was a high-end publication, so all the engravings and chromolithographs are highly detailed, and well printed. They were produced by experts in the relevant field, and intended for educational use, so were meticulously accurate, as well as works
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