C1799

The Duck Billed Platypus

The first printed images and description of the Platypus with the scarce detailed image of the bill and feet. Sold as a pair with the original letterpress description.

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S/N: ANI-AA-1799-NODD-385–221105
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Full Title:

The Duck Billed Platypus

Date:

C1799

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Image Size: 

190mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Duck Billed Platypus - Antique Print from 1799

Genuine antique
dated:

1799

Description:

The first printed images and description of the Platypus with the scarce detailed image of the bill and feet. Sold as a pair with the original letterpress description.

Frederick Polydore Nodder (1751 - 1800)

Nodder was an English natural history artist of plants, animals and fauna. He was botanical artist to Queen Charlotte and also worked for Joseph Banks on the monumental publication of the botanical specimens collected on James Cook's first voyage. Known as Banks' Florilegium, it was never printed during Bank's lifetime.

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