"The Lion Hunt"This is an original 1870 black and white wood engraving by Francis Snyders of a pack of hunting hounds attacking a pair of ferocious lions.
This 142+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.
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This piece was illustrated by Snyders, Francis. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Pets, Hunting, Predator, Hounds
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Type: Original Wood Engraving