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1873 Wood Engraving Art Baby Rhinoceros London Zoo Regents Park Animals YTG5

1873 Wood Engraving Art Baby Rhinoceros London Zoo Regents Park Animals YTG5

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"The Late Baby Rhinoceros And His Mother"

This is an original 1873 black and white in-text wood engraving of an artist's sketch that depicts a baby rhino and its mother in the care of zookeepers at the London Zoo (ZSL) or Regent's Zoo in the city of London, England during the Victorian era.

CONDITION

This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14 x 11 inches; 36 x 28 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from 1873 issues of The Graphic magazine that illustrate the people, places, and events of Victorian era England, including hare coursing at Great Altcar, London cityscapes, sailing ships of the British Royal Navy, and many others! To continue indulging your inner Anglophile, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Keywords specific to this image: Wildlife, Zoological Society of London

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