C1810

Polyplex

Artist:

George Perry (1771 - ?)

Superb early c.19th shell aquatint from Perry, Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells: containing a New Arrangement of the Genera and Species. 

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S/N: SHEL-PERR-09–222594
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Full Title:

Polyplex

Date:

C1810

Artist:

George Perry (1771 - ?)

Engraver:

W.Miller 

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Aquatint, with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

225mm 
x 315mm

Paper Size: 

262mm 
x 420mm
AUTHENTICITY
Polyplex - Antique Print from 1810

Genuine antique
dated:

1810

Description:

Superb early c.19th shell aquatint from Perry, Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells: containing a New Arrangement of the Genera and Species. 

Artist:

George Perry (1771-?)
Perry was a 19th-century English architect and amateur naturalist and malacologist. Perry is known for two natural history works: Arcana; or the museum of natural history, published monthly from January 1810 to September 1811 and Conchology, or the natural history of shells, published in 1811. Although often ridiculed during his life by the established science community, primarily for being a supporter of Lamarck rather than of Linnaeus

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