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Nouvelle Hollande: Nouvelle Galles Du Sud [Brown And Red Platypus, NSW]

1807. Colour engraving, printed à la poupée, with added hand-colouring, text including artist, engraver and title in plate above and below image, 24.4 x 31.7cm. Minor foxing, trimmed upper margin, mount burn.

Text includes “XXXIV. C.A. Lesueur del. J. Milbert direx. De l’Imprimerie de Langlois. Choubard sculp. 1. Ornithorinque brun (Ornithorincus fuscus N. foemina). 2. Ornithorinque roux (Ornithorincus rufus N. masc.)… This engraving was in the atlas published for the Peron and Freycinet expedition Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes. Atlas par Mm. Lesueur et Petit. Paris: De l’Imprimerie Imperiale [1807].” Ref: NGA.

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Item #CL174-5

Price (AUD): $990.00  Other currencies

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