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spine backed shark squalus acanthias engraving edward donovan

Spine-backed Shark (Squalus Acanthias)

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Original antique print
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Donovan (1768-1837) was an Anglo-Irish writer, natural history illustrator, and amateur zoologist. From 'The natural history of British fishes : including scientific and general descriptions of the most interesting species, and an extensive selection of accurately finished coloured plates, taken entirely from original drawings, purposely made from the specimens in a recent state, and for the most part whilst living by E. Donovan, 1802-08. One light mark.
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artist Edward Donovan (1768-1837)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1805
size 115mm by 195mm (platemark)
SKU NH7914