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Holy Smokes!
It's An Immense Polypus Met By The Steamship "Alecto!"

This awesomely weird Natural History illustration is an original antique engraving from 1887.
This scary looking dude measures 6" x 8.75". The image itself measures 5" x 7" and he's in lovely and firm condition with the usual even tanning and finger smudges one usually finds on 123 year old paper (although not much at all, really.)
What a delightful frame-worthy Victorian natural wonder!

Matted and framed and displayed as a gallery grouping, these fascinating old natural history book prints are simply spectacular. (Please note that the framed examples in the last photo are just to show how this might look when it's framed. This print will come unframed.)

I'll send this fine old beauty to you by way of the USPS packaged flat and protected in a rigid mailer.

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Polypus Squid Sea Monster Vintage Victorian Natural History Engraving To Frame


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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, ephemera, ink
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 3512 reviews
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