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. 17.5 x 23.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 6.9 x 9.3 inch.
Part Botany. Plate Fringes of Mosses. It shows: 1. Tetraphis, 2. Octoblepharum, 3. Splachnum, 4. Encalypta, 5. Pterogonium, 6. Grimmia, 7. Conostomum, 8. Dicranum, 9. Trichostomum, 10. Tortula, 11. Syntrichium, 12. Orthotrichum, 13. Neckera, 14. Funaria, 15. Buxbaumia, 16. B. foliosa, 17. Bartramia, 18. Mnium, 19. Bryum, 20. Hypnum, 21. Fontinalis, 22/23. Polytrichum. 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-BOTANY-MOSS-FRINGE-REES