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Western Quoll Platypus engraving Lesueur Bertuch

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Spotted-Tail Quoll and 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 1801 and 1815. The images are copied from 'A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere...' by François Peron and Louis Freycinet. L'Imprimerie Impèriale, Paris 1807-16. CONDITION : Excellent original colour. One tiny indentation in the image. Slightly unevenly trimmed at the top.

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artist (After Charles Alexandre Lesueur, 1778-1846)
method Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring
date C1815
size 235mm by 185mm (platemark)
SKU AU3893