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Friedrich BERTUCH

Thuringia, Germany 1747 – Weimar, Germany 1822



1777 – 1815


Des kenguruh [kangaroo] ["with springers"] 1801
Collection Title: Bertuch, F.J. 'Bilderbuch für Kinder...', Vienna 1798-1830
Page: plate 21.
Place made: Weimar, HesseThuringia, Erfurt district, Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from multiple copper plates; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image (overall) 21.2 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 23.5 h x 19.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.903
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010