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Thomas BEWICK

Cherryburn, England 1753 – Gateshead, England 1828

The kanguroo c.1820
Collection Title: Thomas Bewick, 'A general History of Quadrupeds' orignally published in 1790
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: 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
Dimensions: printed image 7.4 h x 8.0 w cm sheet 20.5 h x 12.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1468
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.