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1887 Animals And Birds Of Australia Antique German Chromolithograph Illustration | by SurrendrDorothy
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1887 Animals And Birds Of Australia Antique German Chromolithograph Illustration

Oh My! This a GORGEOUS antique litho!

You'll be calling your travel agent when you see this gorgeous antique chromolithograph from Germany in person!

 

The beautiful details in this gorgeous full color, sharp as a tack lithograph from the turn of the 20th century in this opulent naturalist's study are simply amazing.

Printing of this quality and detail is a long lost art-form I'm afraid.

Lithograph print making is an amazingly slow and time consuming process. Far too costly to pay an artisan to do in these times.

"1887 Animals and Bird Of Australia" is in glorious condition, captured in soft earth-tone colors of greens and browns done in the most costly chromium inks available back in the day. This litho is smooth and flat with crisp edges and corners and almost no tanning at all... remarkable condition for 122 year old paper!

This remarkable full color illustration measures a big 12" x 9 1/2" with a fold down the center as it was issued

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Taken on January 17, 2010