Hand-coloured engraving, very fine. Paper watermarked: J Whatman 1794. Plate 324 x 476mm. 12¾ x 18¾". Crease to lower edge
A Hereford Cow, known for its distinct red colour, white head and underbody. It is from a beef cattle breed, widely found in intemperate and temperate areas around the world. International export trade began in 1817 starting in Kentucky, United States. These are the original coloured prints issued at 5 shillings each. George Garrard (1760-1826) the animal painter and sculptor.
Boalch The Rothamsted Collection.
[Ref: 27429] £320.00