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Shipping Ostriches from Capetown to Australia. Graphic c1883

Shipping Ostriches from Capetown to Australia. Graphic c1883

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by The Graphic

Antique print of Ostriches on the South African Farm Where They Were Reared. Attempted Escape and Recapture of an Ostrich on Board Ship. Lowering the Birds Into the Hold. 4. A Queer Dinner Party - Ostriches Eating Apple Melons (watermelons).

An amusing group of engraved images published for The Graphic in London on September 18, 1886. The sketches would have been sent to London from Australia, to be engraved for publication.

The Graphic periodical was an illustrated weekly newspaper that began production in London in 1869. The wood engraved illustrations were of the highest standard of any newspaper.

This illustrated page has wide borders and measures 405 x 295mm (16 x 11.5 inches).

Stock Number: apGraph128Price: $90.00