This is an original 1807 black and white copper engraving of a sow and boar of the Berkshire pig breed (figs. 3 and 4) and a sow and boar of an unknown Chinese breed of pig (figs. 1 and 2).
This 206+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate foxing and aging. Moderate wrinkling. Some light surface rub.
Period Paper is excited to present the second collection of copper engravings from 1807 of antique farm machinery, livestock, farm buildings, and land management practices from the early 19th century. To continue "plowing" through this rare collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
Reproductive art by Scott.
Keywords specific to this image: Agriculture
Collections: 1790's Hand-Colored Copper-Engraved James Sowerby Botanicals, 1880's Original Chromolithographs of World Cultures, Agriculture & Farming, Ancient Egypt — A History Include Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria (1903/1904), Animals & Wildlife, Antique & Vintage Art, Limited Edition & Rarities, Mini Posters, New York City at The Turn of the 20th Cenutry (1893-1903) — Views of the City, Buildings, Historic Markers, Picturesque Europe — Extraordinary Original Steel Engravings Plus Wood Engravings (1876-1879)