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Mammalia - Spotted Opossum, Flying Opossum, Kangaroo, Common Jerboa, Canada Jerboa [Second American edition of Nicholson's British encyclopedia; or, Dictionary of arts & sciences.] c.1810
Collection Title: Nicholson, William. 'Nicholson's British Encyclopedia of Arts & Sciences', Philadelphia: Michell, Ames & White, [2nd edition] 1818.
Page: plate 9
Place made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper line engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate 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

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 10.4 h x 18.8 w cm sheet 21.5 h x 12.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1408
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.