C1878

Kanguruh. Opossum. Bandicut. Australischer Wolf.

Small c.19th German colonial engraving of a Thylacine, kangaroo, bilby and a possum. The first encounter with a Thylacine was by the naturalist Jacques Labillardire on 13 May 1792 as noted in his journal from the expedition led by D’Entrecasteaux. … Read Full Description

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S/N: ANI-AA-1878-THYG–235284
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Details

Full Title:

Kanguruh. Opossum. Bandicut. Australischer Wolf.

Date:

C1878

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

75mm 
x 112mm

Paper Size: 

105mm 
x 148mm
AUTHENTICITY
Kanguruh. Opossum. Bandicut. Australischer Wolf. - Antique Print from 1878

Genuine antique
dated:

1878

Description:

Small c.19th German colonial engraving of a Thylacine, kangaroo, bilby and a possum.

The first encounter with a Thylacine was by the naturalist Jacques Labillardire on 13 May 1792 as noted in his journal from the expedition led by D’Entrecasteaux.

First description 30 March 1805 was by William Paterson, the Lieutenant Governor of Tasmania, published in the Sydney Gazette.

Common names: Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian Wolf.
Modern binomial name: Thylacinus cynocephalus
First described: Harris 1808
Distribution: Extinct (Tasmania)

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