C1885

Thylacine

Small colonial engraving of a Thylacine. 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 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Thylacine

Date:

C1885

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

75mm 
x 60mm
AUTHENTICITY
Thylacine - Antique Print from 1885

Genuine antique
dated:

1885

Description:

Small colonial engraving of a Thylacine.

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.

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

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