Bears Skunk Wolf Coyote Mammals scarce 1861 antique hand color nature printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(Polar, Black and Grizzly Bear- Wolf- Coyote- Skunk)
Printed 1861, Stuttgart Germany by Schmidt & Spring/ Hoffman drukwerk
Uncommon and quaint original antique print. With original hand color
Issued on period paper which now shows typical mostly gentle signs of age- some light offsetting in the background which is easy to overlook, some toning, spotting or foxing (see scan).
A charming old print which is a pleasure to examine in detail.
An appealing and not often seen antique print which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a unique and thoughtful present.
Please inspect enlargeable photo closely - Any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within zoomable picture provided .
[note: We grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives].
Despite any age flaws the sheet may display, the printed area remains visually pleasing. The print is well preserved.
Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique printed image that any collector, dealer, institution or person of good taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 4 1/2" W x 6 1/2" H.
Engraved area measures c. 3 5/8" W x 5 3/8" H.