Antique Print-CROCODILE-BLACK-CAIMAN-LAKE-Brehm-1892

Price: € 53,50

Subject: Plate: Mohrenkaiman (Black Caiman). This plate shows lots of black caiman in a swamp.
Condition: Very good. Some stains in margin, not affecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25.2 x 17.4 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 13.4 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 6.7 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 5.1 inch.
Part Number: 11909
Location: C108-38
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals) is a reference book, first published in the 1864, which made its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm, known around the world. 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. Engraved by X.J. v. K. Jahrmargt after G. Mutzel.