Graphic Illustrations of Animals

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Graphic Illustrations of Animals
Made:
1840-1850 in London and England
Graphic Illustrations of Animals (prints; lithographs)

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print. coloured lithograph. 'The Elephant' / by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, [c1850], Plate X from the volume "Graphic Illustrations of Animals, showing their utility to man, in their services during life, and uses after death", J Graf, Printer, published by Roake and Varty, 31 Strand, London. African and Asiatic elephants with titled vignettes The State Procession [in India]; For travelling and baggage [in India]; Food [Africans cooking]; Trade and Manufacture [turning ivory to make caskets, chess sets etc from tusks]; Hunting for the Tusks [in Africa]; Ancient Warfare [carrying soldiers with bows and arrows]; For military purposes [moving guncarriage etc]; Tiger Hunting [man with gun riding an elephant].

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1990-552/10
type:
prints and lithographs