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Cypraea. Plate 22. (Univalve sea shells).

  • ARTIST: George Perry

  • PUBLISHER: Published by William Miller, Albemarle Street, London.

  • MEDIUM: Hand colored aquatint engraving,

    DATE: 1811.

  • EDITION SIZE: Sheet size 16 3/4 x 10 3/4" (42.5 x 27.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine plate from Perry's "Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells." This series is best known for its large-sized and beautifully colored engravings. Engraved and colored after the original drawings by John Clarke.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Text sheet included.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.