C1789

Dog of New South Wales.

Artist:

Peter Mazell (1759 - 1797)

The first printed illustration of the Dingo. The first report of a ‘wild dog’ in Australia was made by the Dutchman, Jan Cartenzoon near Cape Keer, Queensland 8 May 1623; ‘I went ashore myself with 10 musketeers we saw numerous … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Dog of New South Wales.

Date:

C1789

Artist:

Peter Mazell (1759 - 1797)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

180mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
Dog of New South Wales. - Antique Print from 1789

Genuine antique
dated:

1789

Description:

The first printed illustration of the Dingo.

The first report of a ‘wild dog’ in Australia was made by the Dutchman, Jan Cartenzoon near Cape Keer, Queensland 8 May 1623;
‘I went ashore myself with 10 musketeers we saw numerous footprints of men and dogs (running from south to north) we accordingly spent some time there, following the footprints to a river…we also saw great numbers of dogs, herons and curlews…’

The first printed illustration of the Dingo appeared in Phillip’s, “A Voyage to Botany Bay”.

Common names;  Dingo, Wild Dog or Warrigal.

Modern binomial name ;  Canis lupus dingo
Recent synonyms;  Canis dingo
First described;  Meyer 1793
Distribution;  Australia wide (mainland)
Reference;  The Mammals of Australia, Strahan, 2nd edition. Page: 696-698, ill. 696

From Phillip’s, Voyage to Botany Bay 

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