The Pompano. Trachinotus carolinus. CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA.

The Pompano. Trachinotus carolinus.

Petrie, J.L. (illus).
1898.
Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Crease in lower right margin and three 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area), very good condition. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 lb.) caught and painted at Naples, Gulf of Mexico." with Harris' facsimile signature. Item #41477

Price: $325.00

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