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This is an antique engraving of flightless birds -- specifically, the ostrich, emu, cassowary, kiwi, and rhea. One panel shows an ostrich hunt. Ostriches may be flightless, but they can sure take flight!

This back-to-back engraving is gleaned from a German book published in 1895. Photos 1-3 show details from the print, while photos 4-5 show the two sides of the print.

As with all the plates and prints from this book, the illustrations are razor-sharp and well-defined. The plate has a nice patina.

To see more birds, please click on:

This antique engraving is in very good condition. This is an original plate, not a reproduction! Bananastrudel sells only originals.

Sent to you in an acid-free sleeve with sturdy backing.

Size: approx. 5.75" x 9.25"

1895 German Antique Engraving of Flightless Birds 2. Ostriches, Rhea, Emu, Cassowary, and Kiwis

$15.00 USD
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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Material: original antique engraving
  • Ships worldwide from Toronto, Canada
  • Feedback: 5056 reviews
  • Favorited by: 6 people

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