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Tufted Tailed Mountain Kangaroo engraving John Lewin

Tufted-Tailed or Mountain Kangaroo

$120.00

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Antique print relating to Australia
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'Tufted-Tailed or Mountain Kangaroo (K. Pencillatus)' Lewin was an English-born artist active in Australia from 1800. The first professional artist of the colony of New South Wales, he illustrated the earliest volumes of Australian natural history. Copper-line engraving. Published by G & WB Whittaker, 1825. From Edward Griffith's English edition of Baron Cuvier's 'Animal Kingdom', 1827. A couple of marks. Publication line trimmed.
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artist James Basire (1730-1802) after John Lewin (1770-1819)
method Copper-line engraving
date C1827
size 130mm by 210mm (sheet)
SKU AU3767