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George Shaw Hippopotamus Antique Print by George Kearsley c1801.

George Shaw Hippopotamus Antique Print by George Kearsley c1801.

by Shaw, George

Antique print of Hippopotamus. Wonderful Hippo engraving c1801.

Original hand coloured copperplate engraving of a Hippopotamus published in Fleet Street, London by George Kearsley c1801 for General Zoology: or Systematic Natural History by George Shaw. George Shaw (1751-1813) was one of the founding members of the Linnean Society of London. Shaw was appointed Assistant Keeper of the Natural History section of the British Museum in 1807 and remained in the post until his death.

Print size is 15 x 23cm (6 x 9 inches).

Stock Number: apAm10Price: $154.00

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