A Bull from the Island of Shetland, In the Possession of John Maitland Esq.r
Hand-coloured engraving with large margins, first issue. Paper watermarked: J Whatman 1794. Plate 316 x 468mm. 12½ x 18½". Four wormholes.
Shetland cattle from the Shetland Isles off the north coast of Scotland. The possess their characteristic genetic qualities of thriftiness, productivity and hardiness, through adaptation and survival in one of the United Kingdom's most rigorous environments. 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: 27444] £260.00