C1885

1. Morethia Anomala, 2. Cryptoblepharus Poecilopleurus, 3. Miculia Elegans, 4. Menetia Greyi

Artist:

G.H.Ford

From the very rare series, The Lizards of Australia and New Zealand by John E.Gray and Albert Gunther. John Edward Gray, FRS was a British zoologist. He was the elder brother of George Robert Gray and son of the pharmacologist … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

1. Morethia Anomala, 2. Cryptoblepharus Poecilopleurus, 3. Miculia Elegans, 4. Menetia Greyi

Date:

C1885

Artist:

G.H.Ford

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Original lithograph

Image Size: 

290mm 
x 230mm
AUTHENTICITY
1. Morethia Anomala, 2. Cryptoblepharus Poecilopleurus, 3. Miculia Elegans, 4. Menetia Greyi - Antique Print from 1885

Genuine antique
dated:

1885

Description:

From the very rare series, The Lizards of Australia and New Zealand by John E.Gray and Albert Gunther. John Edward Gray, FRS was a British zoologist. He was the elder brother of George Robert Gray and son of the pharmacologist and botanist Samuel Frederick Gray. Gray was Keeper of Zoology at the British Museum in London from 1840 until Christmas 1874, before the Natural History holdings were split off to the Natural History Museum. He published several catalogues of the museum collections that included comprehensive discussions of animal groups as well as descriptions of new species. He improved the zoological collections to make them amongst the best in the world.

1. Morethia Anomala.
2. Cryptoblepharus poecilopleurus (WIEGMANN, 1836) E: Mottled Snake-eyed Skink 
3. Lerista elegans (GRAY, 1845) Elegant Slider 
4. Menetia greyii (GRAY, 1845 ) Common Dwarf Skink 

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