25 June 2004
Prothonotary Warbler (Plate III)
Engraved by W.H. Lizars Edinr.
Hand-colored engraving and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1826, a 3-in. vertical tear at the upper margin, a few other smaller tears at edges, a few light scuffmarks on background of subject, otherwise in fine condition.
Plate: 20½ x 12 5/16 inches (520 x 313 mm)
Sheet: 39 9/16 x 26¼ inches (1005 x 666 mm)
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