Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Consisting of three early 19th century colored depictions of jellyfish lithographed by "I. Beggrow," possibly of St. Petersburg, Russia and a manuscript-dated 1773 British engraving of crustaceans. All matted with backing under shrink wrap.
DOA for all 20.5 x 14 in.The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Not examined out of the wrap, but fine appearance.