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platypus engraving Edouard Travies

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Ornithorhynque paradoxal (Platypus)


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Antique print relating to Australia


From 'Dictionaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle', a French natural history series reknown for the superb quality of the plates. Edouard Travies is regarded as one of the great French natural history artists of the 19th century. CONDITION : Some faint scattered foxing in the margins. A few faint foxing spots in the image.

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artist Fournier after Edouard Travies (1809-1865)
method Steel-engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1849
size 155mm by 240mm (sheet)
SKU AU8798