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    Lot of 3 Steel Engravings Comical Animal Art Displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851. From Tallis's History and Description of the Crystal Palace, and the Exhibition of the World's Industry in 1851; Illustrated by Beautiful Steel Engravings, From the Original Drawings and Daguerreotypes, by Beard Mayall, etc. etc. edited by J. G. Strutt, in three volumes, London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Company, [1852]. Each steel engraved plate measures 8.25 x 10.75 inches. The plates are in generally very good condition with some light toning to the paper and some scattered foxing. Otherwise they would make an attractive addition to any home, school, office or business décor. This lot features three engraved plates featuring animals engaging in human behavior from the collection of comical creatures in Wurtemburg, Germany as shown at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London.

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    September, 2011
    15th Thursday
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