C1870

1. Dasyre de Mauge. 2. Pelandoc ou Kangourou Molques.

The first sighting of Quolls was made by Julian Crozet, who observed them March 1772, ‘Our hunters met a tiger cat and found several holes like those in a warren’, Blackman’s Bay, Tasmania. Joseph Banks on 1 May 1770 at … Read Full Description

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S/N: ANI-AA-1840-POUR–229082
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Details

Full Title:

1. Dasyre de Mauge. 2. Pelandoc ou Kangourou Molques.

Date:

C1870

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

85mm 
x 135mm

Paper Size: 

165mm 
x 250mm
AUTHENTICITY
1. Dasyre de Mauge. 2. Pelandoc ou Kangourou Molques. - Antique Print from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

The first sighting of Quolls was made by Julian Crozet, who observed them March 1772, ‘Our hunters met a tiger cat and found several holes like those in a warren’, Blackman’s Bay, Tasmania.

Joseph Banks on 1 May 1770 at Botany Bay noted ‘Named the ‘je-Quoll’ by the natives’, August 1770 Joseph Banks.

Common names Spotted-tailed Quoll, Tiger Cat, Tiger Quoll & Spotted-tailed Native Cat.

Modern binomial name Dasyurus maculatus

First described Kerr 1792 Distribution SA, VIC, TAS, NSW & QLD

Reference The Mammals of Australia, Strahan, 2nd edition. Page: 67-69, ill.67

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