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Thomas BEWICK

Cherryburn, England 1753 – Gateshead, England 1828

The Kanguroo-Rat of New South Wales 1820
Collection Title: Bewick, Thomas. A General History of Quadrupeds. 1790, edition c1820
Page: page 444
Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block; letterpress text 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 6.6 h x 17.0 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 18.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1413
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.