Mammalia - Dormouse - Black Rat - Greenland Lemming - Common Beaver
Beautifully Hand-Colored engraving. Rare
Artist: John Landseer / J. N. Allan
Print Type: Natural History
Date: Circa 1870's
Publisher: Virtue & Yorston
Demensions: 8 x 11 1/2"
Notes & Literature: Landseer was born in Lincoln in 1769, according to Cosmo Monkhouse, or in London in 1761, according to his son Edwin's biographer, F.G. Stephens. However, according to the England and Wales Christening Index 1530-1980, he was born on 23 January 1765 and baptised on 3 February 1765 at Westminster. The son of a jeweler, he was apprenticed to the engraver William Byrne.
Condition Report: Nice toning. Very Good.