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Charles HEATH

Great Britain 1785 – 1848


George SHAW

1751 – 1813




Kanguroo. c.1810
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: plate 64
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Dimensions: printed image 11.4 h x 14.6 w cm sheet 12.7 h x 19.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.910
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010