Antique Print-MURINE-LINNAEUS'S MOUSE OPOSSUM-Bell-Smellie-Buffon-1785

Price: € 23,50

Subject: Plate CLXIII : 'Murine Opossum.' This plate shows a Linnaeus's mouse opossum.
Condition: Good. General age related toning and minimal staining and/or soiling.
Medium: Copper plate engraving on vellin type of paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 12.5 x 21.5 cm. The image size is ca. 10 x 14.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.9 x 8.5 inch. The image size is ca. 3.9 x 5.7 inch.
Part Number: 27377
Location: C25-32
Description: This antique engraving originates from: 'Natural History, General and Particular by the Count de Buffon Translated into English by William Smellie', published in London by W. Stahan & T. Cadell in 1785.

Artists and Engravers: Andrew Bell (1726 - 1809) was a Scottish engraver and printer, who co-founded Encyclopaedia Britannica with Colin Macfarquhar.