Vintage Hippo Framed Print by Charles Dessalines circa 1849.
Charles Dessalines D’Orbigny, a French naturalist, botanist and geologist, was born in 1706 into a family of naturalists and explorers, the most well known being his older brother Alcide, a noted zoologist and paleontologist. The “Dictionnaire Universel d’Histoire Naturelle”, published in Paris by Renard & Martinet in 1849, was edited by Charles D’Orbigny and is considered one of the best illustrated encylopedias of natural history. It consisted of 3 volumes and contained 288 hand colored engravings.
This is the hippootamus illustrated in that antique book circa 1849.
FRAMED PRINT & SHIPPING INFO
This listing is for a framed print of various sizes, medium 8 x 6, 16 x 12, 20 x 16, 24 x 18, 32 x 24 inches. Choose your size :-).
This is a uniquely restored enhanced image to get the most wonderful Framed possible.
All images used have been retouched to remove any major imperfections and then enhanced for digital printing.
The images are of the highest quality and 300 dpi.
The framed print would look great on your wall, ideal for gifts or presents.
Our ready-to-hang wooden framed posters are sturdy, durable, and ready to hang instantly!
★ Choice of frame colour.★ Frames are made of FSC certified pine wood.★ Durable, stylish frames, 20-25mm /0.79"-0.98" thick and 10-14mm /0.4"-0.6" wide.★ Poster is delivered in the frame, ready to hang.★ Hanging hardware included.★ Poster is made on our high quality premium matte 170gsm finished paper.★ Shatterproof, transparent plexiglass to protect from damage.★ Shipped from the UK for UK customers. We have a distribution center in the UK, mainly using Royal Mail, FEDex or UPS.★ Shipped from the USA for USA customers. We have distribution centers in the USA too, mainly using FEDex, UPS or DHL.★ Shipped from the EU for EU customers. We have a distribution centers Germany, France and other EU states.★ Shipped from AU & NZ for asia pacific customers.
Framed prints are carefully pre-packed with corners wrapped, then packed in a box with strong edges to protect the frames. I-beams are used in addition, to give the package additional sturdiness and for multi-item orders.