Antique Prints-WATER MIRAGE-CARAVAN-DESSERT-Meyers-1900

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Plate: Luftspiegelungsgewasser in der Wuste. (Mirage of water in the dessert). This plate shows a caravan in the dessert and a mirage of water, a mirage is a naturally occurring optical phenomenon in which light rays are bent to produce a displaced image of distant objects or the sky
Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Original colour chromolithographs.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24.5 x 16 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 14.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.6 x 6.3 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 5.7 inch.
Part Number: 13287
Location: (PCOMAN) C28-36
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from a famous German encyclopedia: 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon.' ca. 1900 edition, published in Leipzig and Vienna. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia.

Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous enxyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).