original etching/engraving on a velin type watermarked paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 21 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 22.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 8.9 inch.
Part Ornithology. Plate VI Divn. 1st Land Birds, Order 2d. Picae titled: Genus Trogon (Curucui), g. Bucco (Barbet), g. Yunx (Wry-Neck), g. Picus (Woodpecker), g. Sitta (Nuthatch). It shows: 1. T. Curucui (Red Bellied Curucui), 2. B. Lathami (-), 3. B. Cayanensis var. (Black Spotter Barbet), 4. Y. Torquilla (Common Wryneck), 5. P. Pileatus (Pileated Wryneck), 6. P. Carolinus var. (Carolina W. var.), 7. S. Europoea (-). This original antique print originates from Rees’ ‘The Cyclopaedia. or, Universal Dictionary opf Arts, Sciences and Literature’. This important 19th-century encyclopedic work was published in serialized form from 1802 to 1820. The entire Cyclopaedia consisted of 39 volumes of text, 5 volumes of plates and an atlas.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by T. Milton after Sydenham Teast Edwards.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and mild foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-NATURAL HISTORY-BIRD-NUTHATCH-WRYNEACK-WOODPECKER-REES