I recently acquired a vast collection of Antique 19th Century Fine Art Print / Book Plates. This Antique Military themed Engraving depicts a selection of Military armory, including, Shield, Crown, as well as "Ornament of Victory of Kasmatis" Printed on a rich heavy fibrous paper. Perfect for framing, or to incorporate into something new and wonderful.
Engraving is identified, Heath, London Published 1804, Longman and Co. Pl. 14, Vol IV, Book V, Chap 11, p. 490. The back is blank.
I found this on the web: Description: Copperplate engraving from James Bruce's "Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 and 1773," London, 1790. James Bruce (1730-1794) was a Scottish explorer and travel writer who spent more than 12 years in North Africa and Ethiopia. Engraved by Heath after an original drawing by Bruce.
This engraving is in excellent antique condition, with toning, foxing and subtle discoloration (mostly on outside edges. Please Zoom the photos to appreciate all the details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Plate measures about 9.75" x 12.25"
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