Sir William Jardin 1855 Clifden Nonpareil Red Underwing

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Artist Biography:

Sir William Jardine 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800-1874) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He made natural history available to all levels of the Victorian society by editing and issuing a hugely popular forty volumes of “The Naturalist’s Library which was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each prepared by a leading naturalist. Jardine employed the famous Edward Lear as an artist for some of the illustrations.

Date:

1855

Source:

“The Naturalist’s Library - Entomology”. British Moths, Sphinxes etc. by James Duncan.

Volume:

XXX

Plate No.:

26

Description:

1. Clifden Nonpareil 2. Red Underwing

Print Method:

Steel Engraving - Each animal was then hand-colored before publication.

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Size of Print:

167 x 105 mm. [approximately 6 1/2 x 4 11/8 in.]

Size of Leaf:

167 x 105 mm. [approximately 6 1/2 x 4 11/8 in.]

References:

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia,

Price:
$25.00
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