James BASIRE, The zebra, or dog-faced dasyurus. Didelphis cynocephala. Harris Enlarge 1 /1


England 1796 – 1869


The zebra, or dog-faced dasyurus. Didelphis cynocephala. Harris 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, Mammalia, 1827
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, 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: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 11.2 h x 11.2 w cm sheet 20.9 h x 12.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.661
Subject: Australia, Animal: Thylacine (Tasmanian tiger)
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.