Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917) - Set of Eight Lithograph Book Plates, Birds
DescriptionA set of eight beautifully coloured book plates identifying bird species and their eggs. Presented in card mounts as pairs. Signed. On wove.
The condition is typical for prints of this age including some discolouration and light foxing.
22.5 x 14cm (8.9" x 5.5")Sheet: 32 x 41cm (12.6" x 16.1")
Alexander Francis Lydon (1836–1917) was an English watercolour artist, illustrator and engraver of natural history and landscapes. He worked for Benjamin Fawcett the printer, to whom he had been apprenticed from an early age. He collaborated on a large number of works with the Rev. Francis Orpen Morris who wrote the text.
|Artist||Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917)|
|Date||Early 20th Century|
|Dimensions||22.5 x 14cm|
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