Lot 254: Brodrick (William)

DominicWinter

2015-06-29 14:47:15

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Lot 254: Brodrick (William). Peregrine on Cadge, circa 1850, watercolour on paper showing a hooded Peregrine falcon with bells and jesses, perched on a cadge, some overall toning and dust soiling, closed tear to upper right corner, 205 x 130mm, mounted framed and glazed. The verso of the watercolour - with its descriptive legend - is copied and placed on the rear of the frame.This is the watercolour of the falcon 'The Bishop', which was used in Salvin's and Brodrick's 'Falconry in the British Isles', pub. 1855. A unique piece of falconry history. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015 Wednesday, 10th June 2015 Estimate: £700-1000
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