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The Kangaroo 1790
Collection Title: The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure. London: J. Hinton, 1747 - 1803
Page: November 1790, facing page 249
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; letterpress text, printed in black ink, from moveable type Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Edition Notes: This engraving is based on the image published in John White, 'Journal of a voyage to New South Wales', 1790. The image has been copied directly onto the plate and therefor prints in reverse of that published by White.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions..
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.1 h x 11.5 w cm Sheet A 20.7 h x 12.7 w cm Sheet B 20.7 h x 12.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.848.A-B
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2014.