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John LATHAM

1740 – 1837

artist

John LATHAM

1740 – 1837

engraver

Sacred Kings-fisher 1781-1785
Collection Title: Latham, John. 'A general synopsis of birds ... .'. London: Benjamin White,1781-1785.
Page: plate 27
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre left, 'GB [below design]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Printed oval rubber-stamp verso centre left in purple ink, 'AMERICAN MUSEUM / CENTRAL PARK, / NEW YORK / OF NATURAL HISTORY.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.5 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 23.8 h x 18.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4142
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2013.