England 1770 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1819

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  • Australia from 1800

Spotted Opossum. White (Dasyurus Viverrinus) (Eastern Quoll) 1827
Collection Title: Griffith, Edward [et al.]. The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation, by the Baron Cuvier ... with additional descriptions. London : George Whittaker, 1827-1835 [15 vols]
Page: vol.3, page 38
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: 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 9.0 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 13.0 h x 31.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1412
Subject: Australia, animal
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.