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Plate 62 Shore Birds (1870)

These gorgeous hand colored print come from the 1870 printing of Oliver Goldsmith’s “A history of the earth and animated nature”. Published by Blackie and Sons of Glasgow, Scotland, the volume included plates engraved and colored by R. Scott Engravers of Edinburgh.

Plate Depicts:

  1. European Oyster Catcher
  2. Grey Phalarope (Summer Plumage)
  3. Purre or Dunlin (Summer Plumage)
  4. Ringed Dotterel
  5. Turnstone (Summer Plumage)

Additional Details:

  • Measures 9.5" wide by 6.5" tall
  • Original hand-colored engraving
  • Good condition, minimal foxing on edges