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. 20.5 x 21.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 8.5 inch.
Part Entomology. Plate II, order Aptera titled: Genus Aranea (Spider). It shows: 1. A. extensa, 2. A. globosa, 3. A. horrida, 4. A. argentata, 5. A. fasciata, 6. A. angulata, 7. A tarantula, 8. A. avicularia, 9. A. maculata. 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, some brown spots in the left margin (minimally affecting image). General age-related toning and mild foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-NATURAL HISTORY-SPIDER-TARANTULA-SPOTTED-PINK LEGGED-REES