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New Holland: New South Wales
(Nouvelle-Hollande: Nouvelle galles du sud)
(after 1816)
plate 64 from A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere... by François Peron and Louis Freycinet

Medium
hand-coloured engraving
Measurements
23.8 × 31.4 cm (plate) 24.6 × 34.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
inscribed in plate above image u.r. 64.
inscribed in plate below image l.l. C. A. Lesueur del.
inscribed in plate below image l.c. J. Milbert direx.
inscribed in plate below image l.r. Choubard sculp.
inscribed in plate below image l.c. NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE: N.ELLE (ELLE in superscript above . ) GALLES DU SUD. / 1.ORNITHORNIQUE BRUN. (Ornithorincus Fuscus N. faemina.) Poil du dos vû de face (5.) ed Profil (6.) / 2. ORNITHORINQUE ROUX. (Ornithorincus Rufus N. Mas.) Poil du dos vû de face (7.) de Profil (8.) 3. Tête de l’Orinthorinque Brun mâle sortant des Roseaux. / 4. Dessous de la queue de l’Orinthorinque roux fémelle, moutraut l'ouverture commune aux organs génitaux, aux excrémens et aux urines.
inscribed in plate (in image): (numbers 1 to 4)
inscribed in plate below image l.l. numbers 5 to 6, beside vertical linear diagrams)
inscribed in plate below image l.r. (numbers 7 to 8, beside vertical linear diagrams)
Accession Number
2005.354
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