‘The Painted Pheasant from China’
‘The Painted Pheasant from China’

‘The Painted Pheasant from China’

1755 England

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Engraving with original colour by George Edwards. Printed for J.Hinton, Newgate Street (London) as published in the ‘Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure’ between 1755-1799. Now in a silver gilt, beaded frame.
English, 1755
Frame Height 9.25” (21.5cm) Width 6” (15.5cm)
Stock No. 1421
George Edwards (1694-1773) was an English naturalist and ornithologist and was known as the ‘father of British ornithology’. Travelling extensively through Europe studying natural history, he gained a reputation for his coloured drawings of animals and, primarily, birds. He was appointed librarian to the Royal College of Physicians in 1733.
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1421
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Stow-on-the-Wold
Gloucestershire
GL54 1BB
England

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