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George Edwards Engravings of Birds, Set of Twelve, circa 1740-1760

US$28,000per set

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George Edwards engravings of birds, Set of twelve, circa 1740-1760. Twelve different bird engravings within handmade decoupage frames with original hand colouring. The following plates are included: 114 (the three toed wood-pecker), 122 (The black and yellow creeper; The American hedge-sparrow), 128 (The green gold-finch), 129 (Two sorts of linnets from Angola(, 135 (The ash-colored heron from North-America), 138 (The red-breasted godwit), 178 (The golden winged Fly-catcher from Pennsylvania), 179 (Mountain Sparrows, Pennsylvania), 180 (Red Wheat Ear) 181 (Butcher Bird) & 192. Dimensions: 16 inches x 14 inches x 1 inch deep. From A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of some other Rare and Undescribed Animals, Quadrapeds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, and circa 1743-1751.

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  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 12
  • Style
    Georgian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1740
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Downingtown, PA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: (Ref: 9118/PCRR)1stDibs: LU861016592061

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