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. 19 x 24 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.5 x 9.4 inch.
Part Ornithology. Plate IX, Order Passeres titled: Genus Motacilla (Warbler), G. Pipra (Manakin). It shows: 1. M. Pileata (Black-Headed W.), 2. M. Spinicauda (Thorn-Tailed W.), 3. M. Suecica (Blue-Throated W.), 4. P. Rupicola (Rock M.), 5. P. Striata (Striped-Headed M.), 6. P. Leucocephala (White-Capped M.), 7. P. Punctata (Speckled M.). 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 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-WARBLED-MANAKIN-MOTACILLA-PIPRA-REES