C1839

Potoroo

Artist:

Edouard Guerin (1799 - 1874)

  Common names: Long-nosed Potoroo, Long-nosed Rat Kangaroo & Wallaby Rat.   Binomial name: Potorous tridactylus   First described Kerr 1792 Distribution WA, VIC, TAS, NSW & QLD.   Reference The Mammals of Australia, Strahan, 2nd edition. Page 301, ill.302 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Potoroo

Date:

C1839

Artist:

Edouard Guerin (1799 - 1874)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

145mm 
x 245mm
AUTHENTICITY
Potoroo - Antique Print from 1839

Genuine antique
dated:

1839

Description:

 

Common names: Long-nosed Potoroo, Long-nosed Rat Kangaroo & Wallaby Rat.

 

Binomial name: Potorous tridactylus

 

First described Kerr 1792

Distribution WA, VIC, TAS, NSW & QLD.

 

Reference The Mammals of Australia, Strahan, 2nd edition. Page 301, ill.302

From Dictionnaire Pittoresque d’Histoire Naturelle

Biography:

Edouard Guerin- (1799-1874)

His series Iconographie du Règne Animal de G. Cuvier, was a complement to the work of the zoologists Georges Cuvier and Pierre André Latreille, Le Règne Animal, which illustrated only a selection of the animals covered. He also founded several journals: Magasin de zoologie, d’anatomie comparée et de paléontologie (1830), Revue zoologique par la Société cuviérienne(1838), Revue et Magasin de zoologie pure et appliquée (1849), and Revue de sériciculture(1863). Guérin-Méneville was elected president of the Société Entomologique de France for the year 1846.

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