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A vintage facsimile of a sketch drawing of the Wood Stork (Mycteria americana), a large American wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. The author of the drawing calls it Jaboru.

This vintage plate depicts a drawing by Frei Cristovao de Lisboa in the 17th. Century (1625-1631). The original drawings, in pencil and covered in ink, are part of a manuscript "Historia dos animais e árvores de Maranhao" that is kept in an archive in Portugal. In 1967, the arquive published a study about the work of Frei Cristovao that included facsimile copies of his drawings. These prints were part of that 1967 facsimile edition.

Size: approx. 9" by 12"

In excellent condition. It is printed on thick paper. The uneven borders and darker areas that you see are in the original drawing that is reproduced in this vintage facsimile.

This is the actual page from a 1967 book, not a reproduction.

Sent to you in a flat envelope protected with a cello sleeve and cardboard or in a tube.

Set of three prints: http://etsy.me/QVNuAB

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Vintage Bird Print Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Maranhao Brazil Ink Drawing


Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Material: vintage facsimile
  • Ships worldwide from Uruguay
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