Item #CL181-4 The Kangaroo. Peter Mazell, fl. British.
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The Kangaroo

1790. Etching, signed “P. Mazell sculp.”, date and title in plate lower right, above and below image, 17.5 x 11.7cm. Minor discolouration, trimmed left plate mark, ragged edge from publication.

Text includes “Literary Magazine and British Review. Drawn from the animal in the possession of Mr Stockdale, Piccadilly. Published as the Act directs, 1st August, 1790, by C. Forster, 41, Poultry.” Held in SLNSW, with the comment “This etching is similar, though not identical, to Mazell’s etching of a kangaroo published in John Stockdale’s The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay.”

Item #CL181-4

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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