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‘The Pheasant of Pennsylvania’

Engraved with original colour by George Edwards. Printed for J.Hinton, Newgate Street (London) as published in the ‘Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure’ between 1747 - 1799. Now in a silver gilt and beaded frame.
English, circa 1755
Framed Height 9.25” (21.5cm) Width 6” (15.5cm)
Stock No. 1422

George Edwards (1694-1773) was an English naturalist and ornithologist and was known as the ‘father of British ornithology’. Travelling extensively through Europe studying natural history, he gained a reputation for his coloured drawings of animals and, primarily, birds. He was appointed librarian to the Royal College of Physicians in 1733.

Price: £295.00




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‘The Pheasant of Pennsylvania’

Engraved with original colour by George Edwards. Printed for J.Hinton, Newgate Street (London) as published in the ‘Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure’ between 1747 - 1799. Now in a silver gilt and beaded frame.
English, circa 1755
Framed Height 9.25” (21.5cm) Width 6” (15.5cm)
Stock No. 1422

George Edwards (1694-1773) was an English naturalist and ornithologist and was known as the ‘father of British ornithology’. Travelling extensively through Europe studying natural history, he gained a reputation for his coloured drawings of animals and, primarily, birds. He was appointed librarian to the Royal College of Physicians in 1733.

Price: £295.00

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