Barn Swallow - 1901

SKU: #VMP1031 $17.50 USD

This antique color plate features a colorful image of a Barn Swallow. The print comes from the book The Second Book of Birds, Bird Families by Olive Thorne Miller. The book was copyrighted by H.M. Miller in 1901 and published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company of Boston and New York through The Riverside Press, Cambridge in June of 1901. The book originally sold for $1.00. The color plates are from designs by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.

This color illustration looks nearly lifelike and radiates off the page. The Barn Swallow was originally a cave breeder, but now the swallow nests almost exclusively on man-made structures. The print is professionally matted in an 8” x 10” deep blue colored matte to setoff the beauty of the bird. Our vintage prints are shipped in a plastic sleeve between cardboard stiffeners to arrive in perfect condition.

Keep in mind, an antique print will never be “perfect” like a new print and there are sometimes tiny occasional spots and/or discoloring or aging. However, we only sell mint or almost mint prints and will not sell anything that we would not be proud to hang on our own walls!!!