Charles HEATHGeorge SHAWG. KEARSLEY, The kangaroo. Enlarge 1 /1

Charles HEATH

Great Britain 1785 – 1848


George SHAW

1751 – 1813




The kangaroo. 1800
Collection Title: Shaw, George. 'General zoology or systematic natural history ... with plates from the first authorities and most selected specimens, engraved principally by Mr. Heath'. London: G. Kearsley, 1800-1826 (16 volumes).
Page: volume 1, part 2, Mammalia, 1800, plate 115, facing page 505
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: The Kangaroo is derived from the image by George Stubbs.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 11.9 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 13.4 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.909
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010