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Elasmotherium (source of legend of unicorn)

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Antique print. Elasmotherium (source of legend of unicorn)
Elasmotherium (source of legend of unicorn)
US$100.00

27 x 19 cm (10.6 x 7.4 inches).

Das Einhorn Elasmotherium
Extinct giant rhinoceros. Fossils found in Eurasia dating from 2.6M years ago to 50,000 years ago

This antique lithograph was made in about 1910 and is in excellent condition. It is from a rare set of collecting cards about dinosaurs, prehistoric animals and strange animals, Tiere der Urwelt (animals of the prehistoric world) by Heinrich Harder. On the back is text about the animal by the naturalist Wilhelm Bolsche. They remain some of the most intriguing images of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals and are still referred to. Harder is well known for his murals of extinct creatures at Berlin Zoo, and was art professor at Berlin University.

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Style
Date Made 1900-1949
Paper Size 27 x 19 cm (10.6 x 7.4 inches)
Shape Landscape
Main Color Browns/Neutrals
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]