Original copperplate engraving on a verge type hand laid paper. Authenticity guaranteed. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 12.5 x 22 cm. The image size is ca. 9 x 17.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 4.9 x 8.7 inch. The image size is ca. 3.5 x 6.9 inch.
Plate 5: ‘This plate shows seaweed (Algae) growing on a stone from the Zuiderzee / Ijsselmeer near Wieringen, The Netherlands. This old antique engraved copperplate print originates from ‘Katechismus der Natuur’ published in 1779 in amsterdam by J. Allart. This popular work was used in schools in The Netherlands until the 20th century. This plate by J. van Hasselt.Artists and Engravers: Johannes Florentius Martinet (1729 – 1795), Dutch historian, writer, theologian.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-SEAWEED-ALGAE-STONE-IJSSELMEER-NETHERLANDS-MARTINET