Cyprinus. 1. The Orf. 2. and 3. The Gold Fish of China. (B1-71)
Upper Right: Plate III. Lower Left: H. Block delt. Lower Center: London, Published as the Act directs, Sept. 24, 1802, by J. Wilkes. Lower Right: J. Pass sculpt.
Author: John Wilkes
Source / Publication: Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending, Under One General Alphabetical Arrangement, all the Words and Substance of Every Kind of Dictionary Extant in the English Language. In which the Improved Departments of the Mechanical Arts, the Liberal Sciences, the Higher Mathematics, and the Several Branches of Polite Literature, are Selected from the Acts, Memoirs, and Transactions, of the Most Eminent Literary Societies, in Europe, Asia, and America
Publisher: J. Adlard
Place of Publication: London
Date: September 24th, 1802
Plate Number: 3
Artist: H. Block
Engraver: J. Pass
Paper Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches.
Platemark Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches.
Medium: Copperplate engraving
Coloured: Black and white
Condition: The print is in good condition with some wear around the edges, as well as a small tear and ink mark into the top of the print, as can be seen.
Keywords: Cyprinus, Orf, Gold Fish, China, Fish, Chinese, Scales
Identification Number: B1-71
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