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ZOOLOGICAL
#24 - LION

Size: 3" x 5"
Copyrighted: 1890
Lithographer: Knapp & Co.

Lion
(Felis leo)

Although the cards in this series didn't include any additional descriptive information for the individual animals, the subsequently issued
Album of Illustrated Natural History
did devote a paragraph to
Lion

Illustration previously published in Animate Creation: Vol. I - 1885
(Original size: approx. 8" x 6")
also: The Natural History of Animals in Word and Picture: Vol I - ~1887
Subsequently published in All About Animals - 1900

Specht - Barbary Lion
Artist: Friedrich Specht
Engraver: C. G. Specht / Emil Scherzler