Peter MAZELLJohn HUNTERJohn STOCKDALE, Spotted opossum Enlarge 1 /1

Peter MAZELL

Ireland 1759 /1763 – England 1797

engraver

John HUNTER

Edinburgh, Scotland 1737 – London, England 1821

print after

John STOCKDALE

Caldbeck,Cumberland, England 1750 – 1814

publisher

Spotted opossum 28 July 1789
Collection Title: Phillip, Arthur. 'The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay ... .'. London: John Stockdale, 1789
Page: plate 15, page 147
Place made: London, Greater London, United Kingdom, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth 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
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left corner in black pencil, [indecipherable'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 26.4 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 21.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1466
Subject: Australia, Animal: Possum
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.