A wonderfully collectible highly finished chromolithographed print from Coloured Figures of the Eggs of British Birds by Henry Seebohm, published in 1896. These prints contain some of the finest groupings of bird’s eggs found in natural history illustration, all in intricate detail. This lithograph is plate number 14 which includes the Pied Wagtail.
Henry Seebohm was born in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1832. He began his studies of biology in the botanical realm, making a collection of British Ferns. However, his true passion was ornithology, and after much success in steel manufacturing he was soon traveling abroad, studying various bird species & collecting their eggs.
The plate is in excellent condition on a strong, heavy paper that is in excellent condition. The plate includes a eggshell colored matte and is ready for framing. This print is authentic and guaranteed to be from the date stated. This print is over a century old.
Size: Width 11.5 x Height 15.75" x Depth .15"
Weight: 2 Ounces
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