Date of Printing: 1800 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Mammals • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Right • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 23.5 x 19 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 28 x 23 cm • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent • Edition Type: Limited Edition • Paper Type: Woven, Watermarked • Framed: Print only
Stunning print of three bats. Antique Etching Originally Published 1743-64 London for "A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of some other Rare and Undescribed Animals..." or "Gleanings of Natural History..." by George Edwards. Plate 201.
Plate Numbers 211 and higher are from the latter. This plate published C1800 on Whatman Wove Paper from the same plates as the first issue. Fine, Original Hand Colour.