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Thomas Pennant portrait stipple engraving Chapman 1823

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Thomas Pennant Esq


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Antique print relating to Australia


Thomas Pennant (1726-1798)was a Welsh naturalist and topographer. It is argued that Pennant Hills, NSW is named after Thomas Pennant (In Search of the Pennant Hills (2007), by Trevor Patrick, James Symes & Andrew Tinkand) and that he contributed to the Australian ornithology of Cook's First Voyage (The contribution of Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), Welsh naturalist, to the Australian ornithology of Cook's first voyage (1768-1771) by David G. Medway). The engraver appears to have used the portrait medallion by Wedgwood for this engraving -

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Trimmed within the platemark and false-mounted. Slight discolouration at the edge of the sheet and one mark top left outside the oval.

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artist Chapman (engraver)
method Stipple engraving
date 1823
size 175mm by 120mm (sheet)
SKU AU7561