C1825

Quadrupeds. Class mammalia. Genus Capra. Goat.

Artist:

Sydneham Edwards (1768 - 1819)

1. C. Ibex. Ibex Goat. 2. 3. C. Aegagrus Common British Mountain Goat. 4. Common Domesticated Goat. 5. Syrian Goat. 6. Angora Goat. From Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature made by 100 contributors, most of whom … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Quadrupeds. Class mammalia. Genus Capra. Goat.

Date:

C1825

Artist:

Sydneham Edwards (1768 - 1819)

Condition:

Left corner damaged, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

195mm 
x 230mm

Paper Size: 

185mm 
x 270mm
AUTHENTICITY
Quadrupeds. Class mammalia. Genus Capra. Goat. - Antique Print from 1825

Genuine antique
dated:

1825

Description:

1. C. Ibex. Ibex Goat.
2. 3. C. Aegagrus Common British Mountain Goat.
4. Common Domesticated Goat.
5. Syrian Goat.
6. Angora Goat.

From Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature made by 100 contributors, most of whom were nonconformists. They were specialists in their fields, covering the arts and humanities, agriculture, science, technology, and medicine. Artists like John Farey, Jr., and the engraver Wilson Lowry made the images.

Artist:

Sydneham Edwards (1768-1819)

Initially worked for Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, until a dispute with the publishers when he started his own rival magazine The Botanical Register.

He was born in Monmouthshire, a from an early age demonstrated a precocious talent for drawing and when only 11 years old had copied plates from Flora Londinens is. A friend of William Curtis, the publisher visited the Edwards and recommended the boy to Curtis. Curtis proceeded to have Edwards trained in both botany and botanical illustration. Edwards was a prolific talent and between 1787 and 1815 he produced over 1,700 watercolours for Curtis’s Botanical Magazine. He established The Botanical Register  in 1815 after a disagreement with John Sims, Curtis’s editor.

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