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Plate 56 Partridge (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. The plate depicts a large number of animals from the class Mammalia.

Plate Depicts:

  • Red Grouse
  • Partridge
  • Black Cock
  • Grey Hen
  • Ptarmigan

Details:

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