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The Gwalior Plains. Smoking beehive for honey c1874.

The Gwalior Plains. Smoking beehive for honey c1874.

by Armytage, J.C.

Australian Aborigines smoking native bee hives. antique print.

An original steel engraving by prominent English landscape artist and engraver James Charles (J.C.)  Armytage (1802-1897) after the drawing by James Howe Carr (also known as Carse), for Edwin Carton Booth's Australia, Illustrated with Drawings by Skinner Prout, Chevalier, Armytage and others, published in England circa 1874 by Virtue & Company.This engraving is fairly clean except for a foxing spot at lower left of image. Page extremities have slight soiling as is usual. The margins are wide, as published. Page size is 215 x 270mm. (approx 8 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches). The size of this image is 130 x 182mm (5 x 7 1/8 inches).

Stock Number: apAuGwal2Price: $60.00

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