38.5 x 23 cm (15.2 x 9 inches)This large antique copper plate engraving is by John Jonston. He was a scholar, renowned physician and distinguished naturalist. It was made in 1657 for "Historiae naturalis" and engraved by Matthaus Merian, the great German engraver. The engraving is printed on chain-l..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches).Phoenix, Lion, Swan, Deer Head, Dog, Heron, Bull, Tiger, Greyhound, Eagle Head, Fox and Eagle Head This is an original sepia tinted steel engraving by Thomas Jack with illustrations that were used to create heraldic crests. Every symbol in a heraldic design has meaning,..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches).Dragon, Horse, Dragon, Elephant, Griffin, Dog Head, Turkey, Cockatrice, Phoenix, Griffin Head, Oak Tree and Heron Head This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form o..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches).Owl, Eagle & Hare, Falcon, Bear's Claw, Phoenix, Eagle Claw, Eagle, Bear, Deer, Antelope Head, Ram and Cockerel This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of brand..
40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches).Chol. Phoenix palma vel arenaThis antique copper plate engraving was made in 1731 for Scheuchzer's incredible Physica Sacra.It has hand painted water colouring embellished with metallic gold/silver paint. The engraving is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks..