25 June 2004
Orchard Oriole (Plate 42)
Engraved by R. Havell, Junr. Printed & Coloured by R. Havell, Senr. London, 1828.
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1828, a few small tears and losses mostly at the right sheet edge, one with old repair on verso, few scattered pale foxmarks, otherwise in fine condition.
Plate: 25¾ x 20¾ in. (654 x 527 mm)
Sheet: 39 7/16 x 26½ in. (1002 x 673 mm)
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