Item #1698 Low Domestic Breeds - Higher Welsh Mountains Sheep. Hermann Eichens, from a., W Nicholson after a., William Shiels.

Low Domestic Breeds - Higher Welsh Mountains Sheep

Lithograph with original hand-colouring. C1845. 300mm by 220mm (sheet). Race des montagnes elevees du Pays de Galles (The Breed of the Higher Welsh Mountains)
From the French edition of the pioneering work 'The Breeds of the Domestic Animals of the British Islands' by David Low. Published in Paris.William Sheils was commissioned by David Low, the second Professor of Agriculture at the University of Edinburgh, to create an accurate pictorial record of domestic breeds of animals. From 1829 onwards, in what became a lifetime's work, William Sheils painted 100 of these portraits, depicting many breeds of animals which are now obsolete.One spot in the sky." Item #1698

Price: $320.00