C1793

Straw Coloured Buccinum Plate 3

Artist:

Peter Mazell (1759 - 1797)

Rare engraving of an Australian shell from one of the rarest of the C18th first fleet accounts published from information supplied by Governor John Hunter from the infant colony. ‘The Straw Coloured Buccinum’, likewise from New South Wales. Its rugae … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Straw Coloured Buccinum Plate 3

Date:

C1793

Artist:

Peter Mazell (1759 - 1797)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

195mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
Straw Coloured Buccinum Plate 3 - Antique Print from 1793

Genuine antique
dated:

1793

Description:

Rare engraving of an Australian shell from one of the rarest of the C18th first fleet accounts published from information supplied by Governor John Hunter from the infant colony.

The Straw Coloured Buccinum’, likewise from New South Wales. Its rugae are remarkably sharp its mouth pf the most opake white that can be conceived, and singularly striated by transverse purple stripes.’

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