Antique Print-TURTLE-SOFT-SHELL-WATERLILY-Brehm-1892

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Plate: Weichschildkrote (Trionychidae, soft-shell turtle). This plate shows two soft-shell turtles, which are from the Trionychidae family.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original chromolithograph on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 16.9 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 13.2 x 21 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.7 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 5.2 x 8.3 inch.
Part Number: 11906
Location: C108-41
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.