Antique Print-AUTRUCHES-OSTRICH-STRUTHIO-Duartley-Lemaout-Freeman-1843

Price: € 24,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Autruches.' - Ostriches (Struthio).
Condition: Excellent, given age. Right edge uneven from binding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17.5 x 26.5 cm. The image size is ca. 11 x 16.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.9 x 10.4 inch. The image size is ca. 4.3 x 6.5 inch.
Part Number: 51635
Location: C331-12
Description: M. le Docteur Emm. Lemaout: "Le Jardin des Plantes, Deuxieme Volume: Description Complete, historique et pittoresque du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle", Paris: Curmer, 1843.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'W.H. Freeman' after 'John Duartley'. Author: Jean-Emmanuel-Marie Le Maout (1799-1877) was a French naturalist.In 1842, Le Maout qualified as a physician at the University of Paris, where he became a demonstrator of natural sciences in the Faculty of Medicine. Later he gave private lessons in literature and natural history. He was decorated with the Legion d'honneur in 1869.