Thomas BEWICKGeorge STUBBS, The Kanguroo. Enlarge 1 /1


Cherryburn, England 1753 – Gateshead, England 1828

wood engraver


Great Britain 1724 – 1806

print after

The Kanguroo. 1790
Collection Title: Bewick, Thomas. A general history of quadrupeds. Newcastle upon Tyne: T. Bewick & Son, [4th edition], 1800.
Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Creation Notes: 1886, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 6.5 h x 8.0 w cm printed image and text 7.4 h x 8.0 w cm sheet 7.6 h x 8.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.607
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 11 February 1986.