Date of Printing: 1800 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Snakes, Reptiles, Amphibians • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Romantic (1800 - 1899) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 9.3 x 15 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 9.3 x 15 • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Woven • Framed: Print only
A small but very beautiful print of a "Small Black and Red Snake". Illustration taken from ‘The Naturalist’s Pocket Magazine; or, Compleat Cabinet of the Curiosities and Beauties of Nature’, Vol. 4 Printed for Harrison, Cluse & Co. 1800. Natural History Museum Library, London Biodiversity Heritage Library. This print comes with its associated description page from the book.
Original hand coloured at time of issue. Exceptionally rare print.