This is a very detailed engraving with original hand-colors by William Home Lizars, a Scottish painter and engraver (1788-1859) from Jardines "NATURALIST'S LIBRARY". Published in Edinburgh and London, c. 1840. The image (Plate 18) is an exotic animal ASINUS ONAGER. A native of Asia. The print is matted and backed with acid-free materials. The total size is 9" x 12". Excellent condition.
19th Century Engraving by Lizars, ASINUS ONAGER