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Bertuch Platypus engraving

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Bertuch - Platypus


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Antique print relating to Australia


From Bilderbuch Zum Nutzen und Vergnugen Der Jugend by Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822), an encyclopaedic collection of Interesting Animals, Plants, Flowers, Fruits, Minerals, Costumes, Antiquities and other Interesting Objects published in multiple volumes between 1798 and 1830. The following link gives further details on the dating of this engraving :

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Additional Information

artist Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822) (publisher)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1799
size 235mm by 190mm (sheet)
SKU AU4266