An original hand-colored engraving on wove paper by Irish artist Francis Morris (1810-1893) titled "Eagle Owl", 1856. Comes from Morris's portfolio "A History of British Birds" (Vol. V) published by Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, London
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Francis Morris
Eagle Owl

1856

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An original hand-colored engraving on wove paper by Irish artist Francis Morris (1810-1893) titled "Eagle Owl", 1856. Comes from Morris's portfolio "A History of British Birds" (Vol. V) published by Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, London England between 1851-1857. Matted with all archival materials. Matted size: 14" x 11". Sheet size: 10" x 6.25". Image size: 8" x 5". In excellent condition. The Eurasian eagle-owl is a species of eagle-owl that resides in much of Eurasia. It is also called the European eagle-owl and in Europe, it is occasionally abbreviated to just eagle-owl. Francis Orpen Morris (25 March 1810 – 10 February 1893) was an Irish clergyman, notable as "parson-naturalist" (ornithologist and entomologist) and as the author of many children's books and books on natural history and heritage buildings. He was a pioneer of the movement to protect birds from the plume trade and was a co-founder of the Plumage League. He died on 10 February 1893 and was buried at Nunburnholme, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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    H 14 in. x W 11 in.H 35.56 cm x W 27.94 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Saint Augustine, FL
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    LU12125190062
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