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Extinct Quagga and Ostrich Print 1890 Friend and Foe

Extinct Quagga and Ostrich Print 1890 Friend and Foe

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1900: Item # 948065

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Matted 8x10 1890 print of the extinct Quagga (equus quagga quagga) from the work "Friend and Foe from Field and Forest, A Natural History of the Mammalia" edited by Mrs. Grace Townsend, published between 1890, L.P. Miller & Company. The last captive quagga died in Amsterdam Zoo in 1883 just a few years before this wood engraving was published.

Condition: Very good; print is matted in a black-core silk-like mat and shrinkwrapped. Includes copy of title page.

Interesting Informative Links Related to the Quagga
On Wikipedia's website (just search Quagga)

On Peter Maas's Website ( select the "Most Recent Extinctions" link from the left.
Then on that page scroll a little more than half way down and you will find "Quagga" on the list - click on it.

On the Messybeast Website ( select the "Rare and Extinct Creatures" link on the right side. Then select "Quagga" from the list.