25 June 2004
Puffin (Plate CCXIII)
Atlantic Puffin, Fratercula arctica
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1834, an occasional pale foxmark in the margins, minor surface soiling and a few soft handling creases, a few short tears and creases at the extreme margin edges, otherwise in fine condition.
Plate: 12¾ x 19¾ in. (324 x 502 mm)
Sheet: 26 11/16 x 39¾ in. (678 x 1009 mm)
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