Graphic Illustrations Of Animals. Shewing Their Utility To Man, In Their Services During Life And Uses After Death.The Dog.
London, Published by Thomas Varty, Adelaide Street, Strand. [n.d., c.1850.]
Hand coloured lithograph, sheet 345 x 420mm. 13½ x 16½". Vertical centrefold as normal.
A central illustration of a collie dog is surrounded by eight vignette scenes depicting the commercial uses and relationship to man of the animal, in life and death (each captioned). Plate to 'Graphic Illustrations Of Animals', illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins (1807 - ?1889), artist and sculptor of natural history subjects. In 1852 he was appointed director of the fossil department at the Crystal Palace, where he worked with Richard Owen on the famous models of dinosaurs and other extinct lifeforms. Numbered 'Pl. 7.' upper right.
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