Gentry Bird Prints, Nest & Egg Prints
from Nests & Eggs of Birds of the United States 1882

While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.

Barn Swallow GE14 $65
Each print measures approximately 9 inches by 12 inches

These beautifully illustrated chromolithographed prints are from Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States by Thomas Gentry, published in Philadelphia 1882.  Gentry was a member of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, and authored several other books, including Life Histories of Birds of Eastern Pennsylvania and The House Sparrow.

The artist of these plates, Edwin Sheppard was described by Whitman Bennett, author of A Practical Guide to American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books (1949), as the best ornithological artist in America (p. 44).

The condition of the plates is excellent, with high quality, heavy paper of a lightly creamy color. Each print measures approximately 9 inches by 12 inches. The relevant descriptive text is included whenever possible. All our prints are authentic antique prints and guaranteed to be from the date stated, with these print being over 140 years old.

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