C1798

Male & Female Partridge of California. [Quail}

Artist:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (1735 - 1804)

English edition of one of the earliest engravings of the Californian Quail. The official state bird emblem of California since 1931. Common names: California quail, California valley quail Binomial name: Callipepla californica First described: Shaw 1798 Distribution: Endemic to California From, La Perouse, Charts … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Male & Female Partridge of California. [Quail}

Date:

C1798

Artist:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (1735 - 1804)

Condition:

Some small marks in paper, otherwise in good.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 280mm

Paper Size: 

260mm 
x 428mm
AUTHENTICITY
Male & Female Partridge of California. [Quail} - Antique Print from 1798

Genuine antique
dated:

1798

Description:

English edition of one of the earliest engravings of the Californian Quail. The official state bird emblem of California since 1931.

Common names: California quail, California valley quail
Binomial name: Callipepla californica
First described: Shaw 1798
Distribution: Endemic to California

From, La Perouse, Charts and Plates to La Perouse’s Voyage.

Artist:

Benoît-Louis Prévost (1735 – 1804)

Prevost translated accounts of all the principal voyages of exploration into French.World voyages include African voyages, the early Portuguese and English voyages to West Africa and the Cape of Good Hope, with a general account of the Dutch at the Cape. A monumental work

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