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High Res Images: 27 Antique Engravings Of Seashells By George Sowerby

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Antique print. High Res Images: 27 Antique Engravings Of Seashells By George Sowerby
High Res Images: 27 Antique Engravings Of Seashells By George Sowerby

Accurate, high resolution scans of 27 high quality antique prints of seashells.

Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.

The antique artworks measured 9.5 by 6 inches (24 by 15.5 cm) and were made in 1842 by engraving by George Sowerby and were superbly finished with hand painted colors. Sowerby was part of a remarkable family of natural-history illustrators and created some of the best pictures of seashells. This set has all the prints in Sowerby's best work on sea shells.


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Scans are of the original antique prints and are exactly same dimensions.
Scans are saved as lossless bitmap or Tif files so all detail is retained (unlike jpg files).
Prints were scanned and saved at 300ppi. Each image file is several megabytes large.
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Much more detailed and higher quality than the images on this web site. When printed on a typical ink jet printer they are a very close match to the original antique prints.
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Contents List

Nautilus pompilius and American thorny-oyster (Spondylus americanus) shells.
Barnacle and other shells.
Goose neck barnacles.
Razor and Jack Knife clams.
Clam Shells.
Conchacea shells.
Conchacea and Cardiacea (Heart) shells.
Ark shells.
Mussel shells.
Clams, mussels and scallops.
Clam, scallop and oyster shells.
Oysters and other shells.
Limpets and other shells.
Bubble (Bulla) and Sea Butterfly (Limacina) shells.
Helix shells.
Colorful shells including Abalone shells.
Tropical Turban Shells.
Tropical Canalifera shells.
Tropical Canalifera shells.
Tropical Harp and Conch shells.
Tropical Conch shells.
Tropical Cone Shells.
Fossil shells - ammonites and belemites.
Argonaut and ammonite shells.
Chitons and other shells.
Colorful land shells.
Tropical Canalifera shells.

Date Made 1800-1849
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]