Vintage Printable: How to Look Like You Are Frabjously Wealthy

Christie’s Auction on Travel, Science & Natural History.

Christie’s has a frabjous auction on April 22 in London on Travel, Science & Natural History.

For more information, see “The Interview with Nicolas Martineau, Director of Travel, Science and Natural History

Vintage Printable – Raccoon – Cost = $0.00
Vintage Printable – The Night Blooming Cereus- Cost $0.00
Vintage Printable – Snowy Owl -Cost $0.00
From the Christie’s Auction Catalog (edited for brevity as with descriptions  for others),  Lot 23/Sale 5489:
Lot Description: John T. Bowen (1801-1865), after John James Audubon.  Male Raccoon; Virginian Opossum; Arctic Fox; Texan Skunk; Rocky Mountain Neotoma; Annulated Marmot Squirrel; and Fox Squirel.[H]andcoloured lithographs from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, published 1843 and 1845.  S. 21½ x 27in. (54.5 x 68.5cm.) (7)
Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000; $3,030 – $4,545
From the Christie’s Catalog, Lot 12/Sale 5489
Dr Robert John Thornton (1768-1837), Publisher
The Night-Blowing Cereus, by Dunkarton
mezzotint printed in colour and finished by hand, heightened with gum arabic, published by Dr Thornton, London, 1800
S. 22½ x 18in. (57.2 x 45.7cm.)
Estimates:   £1,200 – £1,800; $1,818 -$2,727
From the Christie’s Catalog, Lot 26/Sale 5489
Robert Havell II (1793-1878), after John James Audubon
Snowy Owl – Nyctea scandiaca (plate CXXI)
aquatint and etching printed in colour and finished by hand, numbered in pencil on verso ‘EP 2/2′, published by American Museum of Natural History, New York, and Alecto Historical Editions, London, 1985
S. 43 1/8 x 29¼in. (109.5 x 74.3cm.)
Estimates:    £1,200 – £1,800; $1,818 – $2,727

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