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New Holland: Kangaroo Island. Details of the emu of New Holland
(Nouvelle Hollande: Île decrès. Détails du Casoar de la Nouvelle Hollande)
(1807-1816)
plate 41 from A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere... by François Peron and Louis Freycinet. L'Imprimerie Impèriale, Paris 1807-16

Medium
hand-coloured engraving
Measurements
23.7 × 31.5 cm (plate) 26.3 × 35.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
inscribed in plate above image u.r.: XLI.
inscribed in plate below image (in image) l.l.: C. A. Lesueur del.
inscribed in plate below image (in image) l.c.: J. Milbert direx.
inscribed in plate below image (in image) l.r.: F.res (res in superscript above . ) Lambert sculp.
inscribed in plate below image l.c.: NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE: ILE DECRÈS. / Détails du Casoar de la Nouvelle Hollande. (Voyez la Pl. XXXVI.) / 1. Bec. 1/2 grandeur Naturelle. 2. Une Plume du dos grandeur N.elle (elle in superscript above . ) 3. Extrémité de l’aile armée de son piquant ½ g.r (r in superscript above . ) N.elle (elle in superscript above . ) 4. Une Jeune plume de Croupion. / 5. Une Plume parfaite du Croupion 2/3 de g.r (r in superscript above . ) N.elle (elle in superscript above . ) 6. Plume du dos d'un très-Jeune Casoar g.r (r in superscript above . ) N.elle (elle in superscript above . ) / De l'Imprimerie de Langlois.
inscribed in plate (in image): (numbers 1 to 6)
Accession Number
2005.353
Departments
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by John Baird, Member, 2005
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display