1882 Wood Engraving Art Fish Smelt Osmerus Eperlanus Marine Wildlife XGYC4


This is an original 1882 black and white in-text wood engraving of a species of Smelt fish (Osmerus eperlanus) that is native to the arctic waters of the Chukchi Peninsula, Russia.


This 129+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 2 inches; 10 x 5 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Animal, Fishing, Polar, Ocean, Chukchi Peninsula, Russia, Europe, Science, Biology, Species, Specimen, Nature, Naturalist