ORIGINAL ANTIQUE 1878 FOLIO PLATE FROM JACOB H. STUDER'S POPULAR ORNITHOLOGY, "THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA" 1878 ILLUSTRATED FROM LIFE BY THEODORE JASPER. CHOOSE EGRET OR PELICAN OR BOTH Professionally framed in custom frames with 2 acid free mats
DECORYour Choice of 2 Rare Folio Plates:
Item DFPO8A "Pelican"
Item DFPO8B "Egret"
THIS IS A CHOICE BETWEEN 2 CUSTOM FRAMED AUTHENTIC ANTIQUE PRINTS DFPO8A & DFPO8B
(UNLESS YOU WANT BOTH) ON SPECIAL THEN FOR $695.00
VALUE 600.00 EACH
JACOB H. STUDER'S POPULAR ORNITHOLOGY
"THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA" 1878:
DRAWN AND COLORED FROM LIFE BY THEODORE JASPER
Sheet size: approximately 10.75" x 14.5"
Image area size: approximately 8.75" x 12.25"
Finished size (includes frame): 29.5" X 26" X 2" EACH
EACH FRAME HAS 2 ACID FREE MATS AND WAS VERY COSTLY, IT IS LARGE UNIQUE AND VERY HEAVY.
THESE LITHOGRAPHS ARE NOT DIGITAL COPIES, THEY ARE ACTUAL PAGES FROM THIS RARE ANTIQUE BOOK FROM 1878
Original color lithographs over 135 years old
1) Plate 51: The White Pelican. Original chromolithograph from the 1888 Edition of Studer's Popular Ornithology: the Birds of North America Drawn and Colored from Nature. Studer collaborated with Theodore Jasper to provide beautifully detailed illustrations. It is an original antique print, not a modern reproduction. Light foxing normal for its age.
2) Egret, Plate III: Original chromolithograph from the 1888 Edition of Studer's Popular Ornithology: the Birds of North America Drawn and Colored from Nature. Studer collaborated with Theodore Jasper to provide beautifully detailed illustrations. It is an original antique print, not a modern reproduction.
These folio chromolithograph plates representing different species and varieties of North American birds, including a popular account of their habits and characteristics.
Theodore Jasper was a German-American illustrator and physician by profession, who pursued a life long interest in ornithology. The Birds of North America was one of the first books available for bird identification at a price that more could afford than the works of such artists as Audubon & Gould. The folio contains many beautiful illustrations "drawn and colored from life" by Thomas Jasper showing the different species and varieties of North American birds, with their habitat and characteristics.The birds are artistically arranged on the page in their natural habitat in a universally appealing manner, with romantic & luminous backgrounds reminiscent of the great artists of the day, such as Moran. The quality of the chromolithographs is generally good to very good, with some foxing on certain plates. The lithographs were printed with a biscuit background.