Great set of five antique prints from the famous Kirby sisters, Beautiful birds in faraway lands. United Kingdom 1873. Chromolithograph, in good condition.
Elizabeth Kirby (1823–1873) and Mary Kirby (1817–1893) were English successful writers and illustrators of books for children and books on natural science. Over 25 years the sisters created books including a number that popularised science. Mary is thought to be the only woman in the nineteenth century to write a book about the flora of her county. Their books were famous among upperclass Britain.
Size: 18 x 12 cm
Original prints, no copies.
146 years old.
Bookcover and frontispiece for illustration only, not included.
In good condition, nice vivid colours. Great set of antique ornithology prints.
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- 5 Antique Bird prints (1873): Hummingbirds
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