Antique Print-GREAT WHITE PELICAN-PELECANUS ONOCROTALUS-Stypulkowski-Lemaout-Fre

Price: € 24,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Pelican.' - A Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) eating a fish.
Condition: Excellent, given age. Right edge uneven from binding. Faintly stained in the bottom of the image. 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. 12 x 16 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.9 x 10.4 inch. The image size is ca. 4.7 x 6.3 inch.
Part Number: 51600
Location: C331-46
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 'Stypulkowski'. 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.