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1910 Wood Engraving Elephant Hunting India Charging Female William Hornaday TYJ1

1910 Wood Engraving Elephant Hunting India Charging Female William Hornaday TYJ1

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"Charge of a Female Elephant"

This is an original 1910 black and white wood engraving, from a sketch by American zoologist, William Temple Hornaday, of a charging female elephant.

CONDITION

This 104+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5 inches; 18 x 13 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 pleased to offer an collection from 1910 of ethnological and zoological wood engravings (and two maps) of the travels of the American hunter, naturalist and zoologist, William Temple Hornaday (1854-1937). From 1877-1878 Hornaday traveled through India, Ceylon (present day Sri Lanka), the Malay Peninsula, and Borneo collecting wildlife specimens and making sketches of the indigenous peoples of Southeast Asia.

This piece was illustrated by Hornaday, William Temple. There is no visible artist signature.

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