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Original Platypus Engraving – Fournier -1849

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An original hand coloured engraving of two platypus drawn by distinguished Natural History artist Travies end engraved by Fournier.

Published in Paris as part of the Dictionnarie Universal d’Histoire Naturalle promoted by Charles Dessalines D’Orbigny a leading French naturalist of the time.

Dimensions 24cm by 15cm in very good condition with fine stipple engraving (which brings out every hair) and natural understated colouring of the delightful platypus (plural).

The image would appear to us to be based on the Lesueur artwork from the Baudin expedition.

Price $140.00 unframed

Fine and early Platypus engraving

Price: $140.00

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