Sea, Over the Waving. Large flight of terns and sea-gulls, after the storm searching the sea for food. In the near background drifting wreck, victim of supposedly the last night. Wood engraving by Whymper after the monogramist J.W. (1876.) 8 × 5⅞ in (20.2 × 15 cm).
Offer no. 12,458 / EUR 86. (c. US$ 99.) + shipping
“ I am curious as to the history of this (original Ridinger printing) plate (I just bought) and the others you have offered. Did you purchase them from the Ridinger estate (indirectly, indeed) or a private collector? These are truly rare one of a kind pieces ”
(Mr. L. A. F., October 28, 2003)