Dec 202018
 
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Select from a great collection of turtles frogs including all amphibians and reptiles.  Buy original antique prints from a trusted second generation Antique Print Dealer.

Frogs: US Pacific Rail Road & Mexican Boundary Surveys 1848-1855

These hand colored lithographs are North American species of frogs.  Produced by the US Pacific Rail Road and the Mexican Boundary Surveys, each old lithograph dates from 1848 to 1855.  The surveying of the land included documentation and scientific illustrations of the flora and fauna found along the proposed routes of railroads going West. Each old lithograph measures 8 1/2 x 11″.

 

Snakes & Lizards by Albertus Seba 1736 – 1763. Hand Colored Copper Plate Engravings.

Albertus Seba’s Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physices historiam. The work was published in Amsterdam by Janssonio-Waesbergios, & J. Wetstenium, & Gul. Smith between 1734 and 1765.  Turtles frogs including all amphibians and reptiles were part of this important documentary work.  Full Folio and great color.

 

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Turtles Frogs by Wilhelm.  Small frog & turtle engravings.  1810-1821.

Small frog and turtle hand colored engravings from 1810-1821.  Rare water colored copper plate engravings published in Vienna Austria by Gottliem Wilhelm. These old prints of frogs and turtles are tiny and unusual illustrations, because they measure a mere 4 x 6 1/2.”  Attached to heavy board because they were probably used as some type of flash card for teaching purposes.

Priced at $85. each,   but if you buy more, we will happily give you a better price.

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Turtles Frogs by Shubert. German Lithographs 1865 to 1885.

Because each and every color was applied with an individual key stone lime stone plate, the images practically leap off the page.

Turtles and Frogs. Framed American Chromo Lithographs from 1885:

This beautifully framed pair of chromolithographs were published in New York in 1885.  They have been framed in a fancy cut, double rag mat, and framed properly because they are under UV glass.  The dark wood molding is weathered with distressing.  Each piece measures 13×16.”  The pair $500.,  including free shipping within the Continental U.S..

 

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We specialize in antique decorative illustrations from the 18th and 19 Centuries.  Because we specialize in nature,  turtles frogs including all amphibians and reptiles are included.  Artists included Seba, Buffon, Wilhelm & Shubert.  These Turtles Frogs and Snakes as well as other Amphibians, Reptiles are available for purchase.  Just place a phone call to Anne at 413-245-4197 because I would like to help you find the right antique prints.

Pictorial illustrations were commonly used as book plates in the 1800’s.

Books covered a variety of natural history subjects including those on Turtles Frogs, Snakes and Lizards.  Curiosity was big and authors and publishers rushed to fulfill the demand.  Everything on this page is vintage. Our frog and turtle prints date from the mid 18th Century to about 1900. I have some earlier ones which date to the mid 1600’s.

 

We have a unique selection of antique prints.

If you don’t see what you are interested in,  please call us, because we like our customers to be pleased with their experience with us.  Found here is part of the collection of these wonderful & fascinating critters!  They have been frequently misunderstood.  Whereas they should be used as a health indicator of the ecosystem.  The biodiversity of our planet is amazing and the early discoveries and documentation of new turtles frogs and snakes,  fascinated doctors, clergy, royalty and wealthy alike.  It was individuals like these,  that funded these kinds of works.  At Anne Hall Antique Prints we guarantee: we sell original engravings & lithographs produced mostly prior to 1900!  Whether you are trying to create unique décor or collecting,  old frog engravings and turtle lithographs, are fun to collect!

Phone: 413-245-4197 Email: anne@annehallantiqueprints.com

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