Wilhelm, Gottlieb Tobias

1808

Antique copper-plate engravings of whales

Antique copper-plate engravings of whales

DESCRIPTION: A group of two antique copper-plate engraved pages containing charming depictions of several species of whales. These species are noted in manuscript on the page near each whale.

From G. T. Wilhelm's Encyclopedia of Natural History: Mankind. Augsburg, 1804. Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelm (1758-1811) was a Bavarian clergyman and naturalist known as the German Buffon

CREATOR: Wilhelm, Gottlieb Tobias

PUBLICATION DATE: 1808

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: N/A

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Good.  Prints are generally clean inside the neatline. Note: these two prints contain manuscript names of the mammals near each image.

COLORING: Old hand coloring.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 6 " x 3 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

PRICE: $150


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