C1861

Mr. Ledger’s Alpacas and Llamas at Sophienburg, the Seat of Mr. Atkinson, New South Wales.

Scarce engraving recording the introduction of Llamas in colonial Australia. Accompanied with a copy of the original article from the Illustrated London News mentioning the increase in Llama wool imports into England increasing from 5,700 lbs in 1834 to 3,000,000,000 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Mr. Ledger’s Alpacas and Llamas at Sophienburg, the Seat of Mr. Atkinson, New South Wales.

Date:

C1861

Artist:

Unknown.

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 163mm
AUTHENTICITY
Mr. Ledger's Alpacas and Llamas at Sophienburg, the Seat of Mr. Atkinson, New South Wales. - Antique Print from 1861

Genuine antique
dated:

1861

Description:

Scarce engraving recording the introduction of Llamas in colonial Australia. Accompanied with a copy of the original article from the Illustrated London News mentioning the increase in Llama wool imports into England increasing from 5,700 lbs in 1834 to 3,000,000,000 lbs in 1861. It also refers to the great difficulty Mr Ledger had in importing the animals into the colony.

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