Wilhelm Whales T.LXV. Mysticetus or Bowhead Whale
Wilhelm Whales T.LXV. Mysticetus or Bowhead Whale.
A lovely antique hand colored engraving published in Vienna Austria from 1810-1811. In super condition. This small Austrian hand colored copper plate engraving, from the early 1800’s, was printed on hand made rag paper. It is a historic portrayal of whales and whaling history 200 years ago. Published for Gottleib Wilhelm 1801-1820. Engraved by JJ Schmuzer. There are some minor imperfections due to age, but is in excellent condition overall. Paper size measures 4 3/4 x 8″ with the image size 4 x 6 1/2″.