515 Park Drive Kenilworth, IL 60043 , United States Call Seller 847.256.1791


Hooper & Berwick's Swans by Benjamin Fawcett (1852)

$ 550
  • Description
    Pair of hand colored engravings by Benjamin Fawcett from “A History of British Birds” by Francis Orpen Morris and published by Groombridge & Sons, London. The prints are accompanied on the reverse with the text from Morris' monograph on the related specimen. Fawcett was a color printer, wood-engraver, draughtsman and bookbinder; active in Yorkshire; and from 1844 he collaborated with Reverend Francis Orpen Morris. Both engravings are mounted on an archival deep bevel mats and are framed under UV filtering plexiglass.

    London, England, 1852.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Paper, Hand Colored Engraving
    Condition: Good. Engravings are in fine original condition.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 3779
    Incollect Reference #: 681882
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.375 in; H. 11.375 in; D. 0.75 in;
    W. 36.51 cm; H. 28.89 cm; D. 1.91 cm;
Message from Seller:

Founded in 1972 by Michael Corbett, the Federalist Antiques has been an invaluable design resource focused on the finest 18th and 19th Century American furniture, as well as works of art and period decorative objects. Located in Kenilworth, Illinois, on Chicago’s North Shore, for the last 50 years the Federalist Antiques has provided exceptional material for discerning private collectors, decorators, museums, and national cultural institutions

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