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Plate 59 Songbirds (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. Lesser Redpole
  2. Goldfinch Male
  3. Goldfinch Female
  4. Siskin
  5. Reed Bunting
  6. Golden-crested Wren

Additional Details:

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