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Great Britain 1724 – 1806

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Didelphys gigantea [Eastern grey kangaroo] 1777
Collection Title: Schreber, Johann Christian Daniel von. 'Die Saugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen'. 7 volumes. Germany, Erlangen: Walther, 1774 - 1846
Page: vol.2, plate 154
Place made: Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 16.8 h x 17.2 w cm plate mark 22.8 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 24.9 h x 19.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.908
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010