George STUBBS, The kangaroo. Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain 1724 – 1806

print after

The kangaroo. 1851
Collection Title: Bicknell, William I. 'The natural history of the sacred scriptures, and guide to general zoology'. London and New York: John Tallis, 1851. [2 vols].
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from three stones (black image, brown, buff tint) Support: thin smooth cream paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 13.8 h x 19.8 w cm sheet 16.8 h x 11.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.911
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Cabinet of Discoveries, Canberra, 2010