Antique Prints
Antique Prints

Since 1763 the name 'Russborough' has been synonymous with collecting and dealing in fine art. In the closing decades of the last century the historic town of Port Hope has become home to Lord Russborough's Annex, which specialises in an individual mix of antique maps, paintings and prints.

While Lord Russborough's Annex features a great many works of museum calibre, we also offer a wonderful selection of prints priced at under $100.

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Current Pick:

World's First Depiction Of A King Penguin

The World's First Depiction Of A King Penguin

[King Pinquin] Aptenody tes, Patagonica (sic)

A rare original hand coloured copper plate engraving depicting a standing King Penguin (Aptenodytes Patagonica ) being Plate XXIII, of the 41 illustrations by John Frederick Miller, for Miller and George Shaw Cimelia Physica. London 1796 Figures of the Most Rare and Curious Quadrupeds, Birds etc. London 1796.

In many cases these are the first illustrations of the species and are therefore considered rare and now highly collectable.

This elegant, very topical - thanks to the current movie, original handcoloured 1796 copper engraving, is presented in a museum matted, glazed, embossed wood frame and would a great addition to any collection, or as decoration for a student or historian's study or even a very lucky child's bedroom.

Frame 27 1/2 x 21 1/2" (Ref.TB2 /VLN/d. anng> OOL )

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