Chromolithograph on a vellin type paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 30.2 x 26 cm. The image size is ca. 24.1 x 21.2 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 12 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 10.2 x 8.3 inch.
Plate: Australische Fauna (Fauna of Australia). This plate shows several animals from Australia. This original print originates from the fifth edition of Meyers’ Konversationslexikon. This famous German encyclopedia was published 1893-1901. The same prints were used for similar publications, such as Brockhaus’ encyclopedia, and the Dutch encyclopedias of Oosthoek and Winkler Prins.Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous enxyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).
Condition: Very good. Original middle fold, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINTS-KANGAROO-KIWI-PARROT-EMU-PLATYPUS-AUSTRALIA-MEYERS