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  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    07/1810 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Busby, Thomas Lord (engraver)
    Stratford, James (publisher)
    Busby, Thomas Lord (drawn by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper, hand-coloured

  • Museum number:

    29638:146

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

A kangaroo(?) viewed in profile, standing up on its hind legs, facing to the left of the image.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

07/1810 (published)

Artist/maker

Busby, Thomas Lord (engraver)
Stratford, James (publisher)
Busby, Thomas Lord (drawn by)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper, hand-coloured

Marks and inscriptions

Drawn & Engraved by T.L Busby.
Lettered along bottom of image.

Pub. by J. Stratford July 1810.
Lettered centre below image.

Dimensions

Height: 24 cm approx size of sheet, Width: 15.2 cm approx size of sheet

Object history note

This print is most likely an illustration from George Perry's 'Arcana, or, The Museum of natural history : containing the most recent discovered objects embellished with coloured plates ... combining a general survey of nature', a monthly publication, issued from January 1810 through to September 1811, that included information and images of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, insects, and other animals.

Descriptive line

A kangaroo(?) viewed in profile, standing up on its hind legs, facing to the left of the image. Hand-coloured engraving print on paper. Drawn and engraved by Thomas Lord Busby. It is most likely an illustration from George Perry's 'Arcana, or, The Museum of Natural History ...'. Published by James Stratford, London, 1810.

Materials

Paper; Water-colour

Techniques

Engraving (printing process); Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Kangaroo

Categories

Prints; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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