Black Breasted Humming Bird 1843 Victorian Sir William Jardine Naturalist LibraryAntique Engraving, Pl 32

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Here is a sumptuous hand-colored Victorian engraving gleaned from Sir William Jardine's 1843 Naturalist Library ornithology reference and featuring -

Black Breasted Humming Bird [Trochilus Gramineus]

Finely etched and published by William H. Lizars of Edinburgh, the heavy paper is blank on its reverse, top-tipped in gold, and measures 4" x 6.625" (10x17 cm). The paper shows gentle all over tanning and is smooth and clean, the paper edges are clear and unmarked, with the corner tips only just softened. The protective tissue cover remains attached.

The engraving is clear and strong and the hand coloring is bright, vivid, and exact and there are no tears, folds, creases, or marks on this lovely paper.

A beautiful subject to frame and gift to that favorite bird-watcher you love. Perhaps you'll use the lovely image in your art - it is ideal for card and tag creations, decoupage, for collage ... or add to that ever-growing scrap-book paper stash you love.

You are purchasing an original 1843 paper and it does not have watermarks. I will send this to you flat, protected, and by USPS 1st Class mail.

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