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Plate 42 Seals (1870)

These gorgeous hand colored print come from the 1870 printing of Oliver Goldsmith’s “A history of the earth and animated nature”. Published by Blackie and Sons of Glasgow, Scotland, the volume included plates engraved and colored by R. Scott Engravers of Edinburgh.

Plate Depicts:

  1. Harp Seal (Male and Female)
  2. Pennants Pied Seal
  3. Marbled Seal
  4. Common Seal of the Scotch Coasts
  5. Walrus or Sea Horse
  6. Fur Seal of Commerce

Additional Details:

  • Measures 9.5" wide by 6.5" tall
  • Original hand-colored engraving
  • Good condition, minimal foxing on edges