Milky Way Lithograph
Year – 1885 to 1905
Print type – Chromolithography
Dimensions framed HxW – 24 x 30 cm / 9,4 x 11,8 inch
Note – Frame included
This is an original chromolithographic print depicting one the most famous celestial entities: the Milky Way. The mysteriousness of this image does a lot of justice to the just as mysterious subject matter is depicts. A beautiful deep dark blueish green color depicts the night sky and on the horizon we see the vague outline of trees. The chromolithographic process involves a great deal of craftsmanship and skill, as every color run has to be applied to a separate stone. This chromolithograph on your left probably passed around four up to fifteen different individual stones in order to get this high quality print.
All our chromolithographs are originals and come from various European encyclopedia. These encyclopedia's cover all sorts of topic and oftentimes explained these subject by adding beautiful chromolithographs like these. Our collection ranges from astronomical to anatomical prints, from flora to fauna and avifauna on to detailed maps of every corner of the earth.
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