Antique Print-GREY PARTRIDGE-FIELD-HUNTER-Brehm-1890

Subject: Plate: 'Rebhuhn'. (Grey Partridge or English Partridge).
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 13 x 19.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 5.1 x 7.7 inch.
Part Number: 18499
Location: C107-46
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals), a reference book, first published in the 1864, which gained worldwide fame for its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm. This plate is from a 1892 or 1900 edition.

Artists and Engravers: The author Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1884), was a German zoologist, natural history illustrator and writer, the son of Christian Ludwig Brehm. Through the book titled 'Brehms Tierleben', his name became a synonym for popular zoological literature. Litho by or after W. Kuhnert.