This fish print measures 4" x 6 1/2". It is a very detailed engraving with original hand-coloring by William Home Lizars, a Scottish painter and engraver (1788-1859. It is taken from a volume of Sir William Jardines' NATURALIST'S LIBRARY published in Edinburgh and London, c. 1840. The top is marked plate 25. The bottom is marked Hydrocyon ? Armatus. Steward del. Lizars SC. This is beautifully done. Good condition. Note: The "?" is printed in the title.
C. 1840 Detailed Engraving by William Lizars, Hydrocyon Armatus