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This fascinating plate is from A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith. Plate 50: “1. White Headed Sea Eagle 2. Great Harpy Eagle 3. Chilian Sea Eagle 4. Brazilian Caracara Eagle”. Sheet size is approximately 6.25 x 9.25 inches.
Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet. The first edition of A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature appeared in London in 1774. It went through over twenty editions into the Victorian era and became the source of what countless individuals in the English-speaking world knew about the natural world around them.