Item #1703 Low Domestic Breeds - Black-Faced Heath Sheep (Ram). Hermann Eichens, from a., W Nicholson after a., William Shiels.

Low Domestic Breeds - Black-Faced Heath Sheep (Ram)

Lithograph with original hand-colouring. C1845. 220mm by 300mm (sheet). Race a tete noire, des Bruyeres (Black-Faced Heath Breed - Ram)
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." Item #1703

Price: $320.00