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18th Century George Edwards Engravings of Birds- a Set of Twelve

Documentation Documented elsewhere (exact item)
Period 18th Century
W. 14 in; H. 16 in;
W. 35.56 cm; H. 40.64 cm;
Creation Date 1740
Description George Edwards Engravings of Birds,
Set of Twelve,
Circa 1740-60.
(Ref: NY9118/PCRR)

Twelve different bird engravings within handmade decoupage frames with original hand coloring.

The following plates are included: 114 (the three-toed wood-pecker), 122 (The black and yellow creeper; The American hedge-sparrow), 128 (The green gold-finch), 129 (Two sorts of linnets from Angola, 135 (The ash-colored heron from North-America), 138 (The red-breasted godwit), 178 (The golden-winged Fly-catcher from Pennsylvania), 179 (Mountain Sparrows, Pennsylvania), 180 (Red Wheat Ear) 181 (Butcher Bird) & 192.

Dimensions: 16 inches x 14 inches x 1 inch deep (40.64cm x 35.56cm )

From A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of some other Rare and Undescribed Animals, Quadrupeds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, &c. 1743-51.
Styles / Movements Other
Dealer Reference Number NY9118/PCRR
Incollect Reference Number 404288
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