Yellow-Billed Coucal 1835 Victorian Sir William Jardine Naturalist Library Antique Engraving, Pl 19

by PetitPoulailler

Gleaned from Sir William Jardine's 1835 'Naturalist's Library - Ornithology, Birds of Western Africa' volume, here is a sumptuous hand-colored engraving, finely etched by William John Swainson and featuring -

Yellow-Billed Coucal

The heavy paper is blank on its reverse, measures 4" x 6.5" (10x17 cm), and shows gentle all over tanning as the protective tissue guard remains safely attached. The paper is smooth and clean, the edges are clear and unmarked, with the corner tips only just softened. The hand coloring is bright and vivid and exact and there are no tears, folds, creases, or marks.

A handsome image to frame for your home decor, gift to your favorite vulture ... or bird ... watcher. Perhaps you'll use in your art - card and tag creations, collage, keep in that ever growing scrap-book paper stash you adore.

You are purchasing an original 1835 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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