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RUFF & REEVE Prideaux John Selby original antique hand coloured bird print c1828

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1. RUFF. Male in summer plumage

2. RUFF. Young in winter plumage

3. The female or REEVE.

Published Edinburgh and London 1819-34 in "Illustrations of British Ornithology" by Prideaux John Selby.

An original early 19th century hand coloured copper engraving of the Ruff, plate No.XXV.

Selby's wonderful bird prints rank alongside Audubon and Gould as the finest of ornithology works of their time.

The Ruff is represented in full natural size and would make a dramatic and striking print for framing and display.

The hand colouring is enhanced in places with gum arabic and remains bright and fresh.

Fine, clean condition, free of repairs or restoration.

Printed on robust heavy grade Whatman paper, watermarked as 1828, blank verso.

Approx. 25" x 20.5" (630mm x 520mm) overall.

A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 190 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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