Common Gull in Winter Plumage hand colored print plate XCIIIC 1841-1846. Etched to copper plate by the artist, and engraved and hand colored by W H Lizars of Edinburgh. Prideaux John Selby (23 July 1788 – 27 March 1867) was born in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, the son of a wealthy landowner. He studied at University College, Oxford. He married Lewis Tabitha Mitford and they had three daughters. Selby is best known for his bird folio Illustrations of British Ornithology (1821–1834), the first set of life-sized illustrations of British birds. He also wrote Illustrations of Ornithology with William Jardine and A History of British Forest-trees (1842). Many of the illustrations in his works were drawn from specimens in his collection. In addition to the above works he contributed to Jardine's Naturalist's Library the volumes on the Pigeons (1835) and the Parrots (1836), the latter illustrated by Edward Lear. He was for some time one of the editors of the Magazine of Zoology and Botany. His collections were sold in 1885 and became dispersed. The South African birds collected by Andrew Smith went to the Zoology Museum of the University of Cambridge. See: Mullens; Swann. (1918). A Bibliography of British Ornithology. Raine, Revd. James (1852). The History and Antiquities of North Durham. page 338 Jackson, Christine E. (2004). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. The print measures 22.25 x 16.25 inches and is in a beautiful first quality solid wood museum quality frame with gold insert that measures 33.75 x 29.25 inches. This piece hung in the board room of the Atlantic Golf Club. Excellent condition. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
Galloping horses wall sculpture, mid to late 20th century. This sculpture was hand made and pierced-cut from thick pieces of sheet metal. Great sense of movement. Unsigned. Measures 52 inches long by 32 inches high and four inches thick. There are two support brackets on the reverse with hooks for easy hanging. They are 25.5 inches apart. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Victorian silver foil on glass game board c1875 with the name of the owner Phineas S. Wood. Excellent orignal condition. Measures 17 by 17 and one half inches. This piece is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Pr Silver plated Smithtown horse Assn trophies c1928. One reads Horsemandship 1928 and the other Saddle Pony Not over 14.2 Shown by Child Not over 14 1928. This pair of silver plated trophy bowls are well worn from use. Each bowl measures 7 inches across by 3 and three quarter inches high.
The Durham White Ox engraving by W M Ward c1813. This period print was engraved by W M Ward after a painting by G Garrard ARA and printed in 1813. States The Durham White Ox of the improved Tees Water Breed by John Nesham Esq. The hand made frame measures 34 and three quarters inches by 38 inches wide. The engraving measures 20 by 26 inches. Excellent condition.