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Cassowary New South Wales Emu engraving 1789

Cassowary of New South Wales (Emu)

$450.00

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Antique print relating to Australia
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Sarah Stone was a zoological artist, her fine depictions of birds formed part of a series of works documenting Sir Ashton Lever's Leverian Museum. She was the daughter of a professional ladies' fan painter who likely encouraged her interest in art. From 'Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales' by John White (1757/8-1832). For further information :

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artist After Sarah Stone (1760-1844)
method Copper-line engraving
date 1789
size 230mm by 175mm (platemark)
SKU AU5273