Lewis R Wright 1873 Brown Breasted Red Game Cock

Catalog Number 48226
 
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Artist Biography:

Lewis R. Wright. - The Illustrated Book of Poultry, published in London, Paris and Melbourne. This series of poultry lithographs, popularly known as Cassell's Book of Poultry, has a text by Lewis Wright, illustrations by Joseph Williamson Ludlow (1840 - 1916) an English illustrator who created fifty chromolithographs for Lewis Wright’s "The Illustrated Book of Poultry". This series, which is widely regarded as the most desirable of the English poultry books contains beautifully chromolithographs; examples of the purebred fowl praising the owner, by implication, and listing, where appropriate, the cup or ribbon won.

Date:

1873 - 1902

Source:

The Illustrated Book of Poultry

Volume:

One

Plate No.:

30

Description:

Mr. C. W. Brierley’s Pair of Brown Breasted Red Game, Cock; 1st at Barrow 1871, Hen; 1st at Birmingham & Manchester 1870 with upwards of a dozen silver cups at various places.

Print Method:

Lithograph on heavy stock

Condition:

Overall Excellent condition.

Size of Print:

270 x 210 mm approximately (10.75 x 8.25 in.)

Size of Leaf:

270 x 210 mm approximately (10.75 x 8.25 in.)

References:

Dictionary of Bird Artist of the World, Christine Jackson Pg. 347

Price:
$110.00
SKU:
48226
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