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Plate 53 Chickens (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. Game Cock
  2. Silver-Spangled Polish Cock
  3. White-Feathered Bantam Hen
  4. Dorking Hen
  5. Black Polish Hen
  6. Malay Cock and Hen

Additional Details:

  • Measures 9.5" wide by 6.5" tall
  • Original hand-colored engraving
  • Excellent condition, no noticeable foxing