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New Holland cassowaries, Kangaroo Island

New Holland cassowaries, Kangaroo Island
(Casoars de la Nouvelle-Hollande Emu of New Holland)
plate 66 in the Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes (Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands) atlas. Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1824, 2nd edition

hand-coloured engraving and etching printed in brown and black ink
24.2 × 31.6 cm (plate) 27.9 × 37.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
printed in ink above image u.r.: 66 .
printed in ink (in image) c.l.: 1.
printed in ink (in image) c.: 2 .
printed in ink (in image) c.r.: 3 .
printed in ink below image l.l.-l.r.: C.A. Lesneur del. J.Milbert direx. F.res (res in superscript above . ) Lambert sculp.
printed in ink below image l.c.: NOUVELLE-HOLLANDE : ÎLE DES KANGUROOS . / CASOAR de la N.elle (elle in superscript above . ) Hollande . (Casuarius noveœ Hollandiœ . Lath .) / 1. Casoar mâle . 2 . Casoar fémelle . 3 . Juene Casoar de 5 Semaines environ . Les deux individus marqués de bandes longitudinales sont âgés de 20 à 25 jours .
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Joe White Bequest, 2010
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Gallery location
Not on display