1878 – The Fallow-Deer


“The Fallow-Deer – by Harrison Weir” is a full page book plate image, taken from the “Chatterbox Album of Animals”, published by W.W.Gardner, circa 1878. The short anecdote accompanying the illustration, is comprised of a poem which reads as follows: “The haunt of the fallow deer!, By the moorland spreading wide, Amid whose herbage sere, The red grouse loves to hide; Where the fox barks from the hill, And the owl hoots through the night, And the glossy blackcock croweth shrill, To hail the morning light.”

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Detail: The Fallow-Deer, by Harrison Weir       Book Cover: Chatterbox Album of Animals

Detail: 1878 – The Fallow-Deer                             Book Cover:  Chatterbox Album of Animals, 1878

Detail: The Fallow-Deer, by Harrison Weir       Detail: The Fallow-Deer, by Harrison Weir

Details: 1878 – The Fallow-Deer                             (Last detail with artist’s signature in plate)

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