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Extinct Quagga and Ostrich Print 1890 Friend and Foe
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 (www.petermaas.nl) 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 (www.messybeast.com) select the "Rare and Extinct Creatures" link on the right side. Then select "Quagga" from the list.



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