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Rorqual Noueux engraving Werner whale

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Rorqual Noueux


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Antique print relating to Australia


1. Rorqual noueux (Nob.) 2-7. Foetus de dauphin et son anatomie' Depicts a whale found in the Bay of Conception and St Vincent, Chile. Engraving from 'Voyage au Pole Sud et en Oceanie' by Jules Dumont d'Urville. Blind Stamp of publisher below title area. Published circa 1846. Werner specialised in ther depiction of animals and illustrated a number for Dumont d'Urville's work. Some light foxing.

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artist Mme Egasse after Jean Charles Werner (1798?-1856)
method Steel-engraving with original hand-colouring
date C1846
size 280mm by 415mm (platemark)
SKU AU3368